Take a look, it’s in a book

Did you HEAR? Netflix is going to start streaming Reading Rainbow TOMORROW. I started pregaming with my kids this week by watching some of the newest episodes with LaVar Burton on YouTube, but all four of us are downright ecstatic for full episodes to be available for binging ....more

Netflix regret

Parents, you know that moment. Your kids ask to do something, and you’re only half paying attention (because you’re doing four other things at the time), and you say, “OK, sure!” because you don’t hear any red-alert words (fire, hit, blood, *&#%!@, etc.), and the next thing you know you realize you have given permission [...] ...more

Ninjas and ponies and mermaids – oh, my!

We’ve been a little … busy lately. We sold the house Rob and I bought 10 years ago – before we were married, before we had babies – heck, before we even had a dog! – and moved 45 minutes away, to the town where Rob has worked (and commuted to/from) for 10 years (also [...] ...more

As if!

The sold sign was packed away a long time ago, now buried under the mountain of boxes that is our tangible lives from the last 10 years. We have just four more sleeps in this house that welcomed us home from our honeymoon, provided distraction through infertility, sat quiet and neglected while I spent most [...] ...more

‘It’s a miracle!’

It isn’t often lately that I jump on a bandwagon when it’s fresh and just starting to roll, but I somehow managed to have time AND remember that Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt premiered on Netflix this month. Y’all, this show is EXCELLENT. Ellie Kemper, who plays (the unbreakable) Kimmy Schmidt, was hands-down my favorite part [...] ...more

‘You should’ve had twins’

I was snuggled up in bed with Callista last night when, out of the blue, she said, “Mama, you should have had twins.” I was sure I hadn’t heard her right, so I asked for clarification. “Twins? What?” Callista: “Yeah, twins ....more

There are 6 reasons I didn’t accomplish much in January

Chandler Joey Monica Rachel Phoebe Ross* I’m sure ETC are going to mourn the loss of My Little Pony, but I don’t care. All I care about is that Friends is streaming on my TV, iPad and computer. And God bless that automatic next-episode thingie, right? ...more

NYE countdown for the kids

Finally, someone has come up with the perfect solution for including kids in the New Year’s Eve festivities without keeping them up waaaaaay past their bed times. Netflix is streaming a 2015 countdown starring King Julien from the Madagascar movies....more

Friendsgiving – celebrating the family you choose

Because we live in a hyperbole-loving society (of which I’m definitely guilty of overusing), people tend to lean heavily on the scales for whether friends or family are better. Meh. I don’t think either one is...more

This is how we do (Netflix)

This is how we do, yeah, chilling, laid back Straight stuntin’ yeah we do it like that (Yes, I have watched the Katy Perry documentary (Katy Perry: Part of Me), on Netflix. It’s no big deal.) ANYHOW. I digress ....more