Archive for December 2012

Forget the Cheesy Mall Santa! 900 N. Michigan Avenue is the Place to Be!

Forget the Cheesy Mall Santa! 900 N. Michigan Avenue is the Place to Be!
If you looking for a great place to take your little one for a last minute jaunt on Santa’s lap consider the Santa at The Shops at 900 N. Michigan Ave. This dude is for real!! He’s about as close to the big man as you can get! Decked out in a traditional Santa suit... Read more »

Broken

Broken
My heart aches my soul is damaged. I am devastated about the lives lost at Sandy Hook. Broken A young man’s mind fractured, can’t distinguish between reality and fiction. Broken Children’s sense of security and safety forever shattered. Their innocence forever lost. Broken A small community in an idyllic, story book town on the New... Read more »

Pearly Whites

Pearly Whites
I started brushing my daughter’s teeth over the summer. I would put toddler toothpaste on her tooth brush and have her open her mouth. She was so cooperative and excited about the toothbrush. I would give her a high five when she would sit still for me. Than she turned on me quicker than a... Read more »
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Pity Party...The Man Illness.

Pity Party...The Man Illness.
As our readers know, last week I had the stomach flu. The bad kind. (Is there a good kind?) I felt I failed as a first time mom because I needed my partner’s help and he stayed home to take care of our son so I could rest. I  couldn’t fathom how moms do this... Read more »

The Forgotten Mother

The Forgotten Mother
As the sadness unfolds over the Sandy Hook massacre, I cannot help to think about the person everyone seems to have forgotten about. Adam Lanza’s mother. The woman who gave birth to him, cared for and nurtured, and in the end lost her life to. I am certain his mother feared her son. His mental... Read more »

Toddlers and Technology

Toddlers and Technology
I am 40  years old and my daughter is 2 years old. She somehow managed to unlock my smart phone. I have a number lock on the phone in order to prevent her from calling China. It didn’t work. She was jabbering away and I didn’t think anything about it since I put the lock... Read more »
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From Teen Stalker to Obsessed Mommy-A Review of Richard Marx's Performance at Park West

From Teen Stalker to Obsessed Mommy-A Review of Richard Marx's Performance at Park West
I started my love for him in 1987. I was a freshman in high school when “Don’t Mean Nothing” was released. He was “totally hot”, mullet and all. And what an awesome mullet it was.  I’m referring to Chicago’s very own Richard Marx. Confession time: I have been to every live concert he has ever... Read more »

The Social Media Outhouse

The Social Media Outhouse
You know you do this. Don’t lie. The kids are running around the house, the baby is fussing, and your husband is ignoring it all. You just need a break. When was the last time you used the bathroom today other than to wash sour milk out of your hair? You decide to interrupt your... Read more »

Poo on You Potty Training!

Poo on You Potty Training!
I swear to God potty training is such a pain in the ass and anyone who tells you differently is a big fat liar. My sweet little angel has decided she wants to be a big girl and go potty on the toilet. She wants to wear panties that have “Hello Kitty” on them. She... Read more »
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