Archive for June 2014

Are You Capable of Forgetting a Child In The Back Seat?

Are You Capable of Forgetting a Child In The Back Seat?
I know. Your first initial response is “Hell no!” Your second response is “OMG! Who does that?” But honestly, could you? Just maybe? How many times have you driven to work and can’t remember the drive? How many times have you forgotten your purse or wallet at home? How many times have you walked into... Read more »

Do you have too much stuff?

Do you have too much stuff?
When we moved to the house we currently live in I was 8 months pregnant with my son. Moving from the old house was hectic and tiring. I went through as much crap as I could and tossed it and then packed away my sentiments. Lots of sentiments. My memories from grammar school and high... Read more »

Calling Dr. Facebook

Calling Dr. Facebook
Lately it seems social media, Facebook in particular, has become more of an avenue for advice than a social site. Apparently, once people don’t get a clear cut answer from “Dr. Google”, they turn to their friends or strangers on a page they follow and seek guidance. Anything from medical advice to marriage counseling, social... Read more »
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When Your Dad Becomes a Grandparent

When Your Dad Becomes a Grandparent
My dad, the dad I grew up with, was a good dad. He was the dad he had time to be. I don’t mean that in a bad way by any means. My dad was a busy man. He was the sole provider of our family so my mother could stay at home with us.... Read more »

I hate bubbles

I hate bubbles
I will say it over and over. I will scream it at the top of my lungs. I hate bubbles! I know, I’m the meanest person ever. A Debbie Downer. The Joan Crawford of bubbles. Bubbles. They seem innocent enough. What kid doesn’t love them? This kid! As in me. The mom. The mom who... Read more »

I'm just a mom who blogs

I'm just a mom who blogs
As I scroll through the daily HuffPost Parents blog posts, I realize I’m not really that good at blogging. I’d like to think I’m somewhat talented but then I read something that blows my mind I’m quickly forced to realize, I’m just a mom. I’m just a mom who blogs. I live an every day... Read more »
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The Chicago Blackhawks Ruined My Sex Life (and other $hit I like to tell myself)

The Chicago Blackhawks Ruined My Sex Life (and other $hit I like to tell myself)
They lost! They freaking lost! The cup! The Stanley Cup! The Chicago Blackhawks lost! UGH! You know what else was lost? Eggs. As in my eggs. You know the kind that needs sperm to fertilize. Sperm from a man. As in sex. From my partner. As in playoff hockey killed my eggs. Really? Really! I’d... Read more »