Archive for 2012

Where's Santa In Chicago?

Where's Santa In Chicago?
I still can’t believe we’re only a few weeks away from Christmas. My shopping isn’t done, my tree keeps being attacked by Go-2-baby and I’m not as much in the spirit as I’d like to be. One of the things that may cheer me up is taking Go-2-baby to take a picture with Santa Claus.... Read more »

Who needs a Flu Shot.....

Yesterday was Go-2-baby’s 1 year well baby check up and the issue of the flu shot came up. I recall several parents telling me that I had a right to question and/or refuse any immunization that wasn’t deemed mandatory. I’m normally a go with the flow type person when it comes to Dr visits. I... Read more »

Go-2-baby's Sesame Street 1st Birthday Party (Some DIY)

Go-2-baby's Sesame Street 1st Birthday Party (Some DIY)
I’ve been waiting to plan Go-2-baby’s first birthday party practically since the day after the baby shower. My mom and I worked as a team to bring my creativity to life. The party started out as a full on Abby Cadabby party,but eventually turned into a Sesame Street bash starring Abby and friends. I ended... Read more »
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Quick and easy DIY Birthday Party Invitations

Quick and easy DIY Birthday Party Invitations
I’ve been planning Go-2-baby’s first birthday party in my mind probably since the day she was born. I’ve changed my theme many times only to go back to one of the original themes. One thing that has never changed was my plans to actually make a lot of the stuff for the party. So far,... Read more »

The Breast Milk Baby? Just what our little girls need....

The Breast Milk Baby? Just what our little girls need....
The internet has been buzzing about The Breast Milk Baby, a doll designed to teach little girls about breastfeeding. Berjuan Toys, a 40 year old, family owned company based in Spain is the culprit of this new toy that simply isn’t getting much love in the U.S. Aside from the crazy concept, it’s price point... Read more »

Drumroll please..... The Winner of the Gerber Generation Photo Search is......

Drumroll please..... The Winner of the Gerber Generation Photo Search is......
NOT Go-2-Baby….. Some of you may have known that I entered Go-2-baby in the Gerber Generation photo search. She was a contestant in the “sitter” category because at the time, that’s all she really could do on her own. I urged my FB friends and Twitter followers to vote daily, well as much as I... Read more »
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The world as we know it may never be the same....

The world as we know it may never be the same....
Ok so maybe I’m being a little dramatic, but the results of this election will set the tone for how our country will run far beyond the next four years. I won’t get deep into discussion about my candidate of choice, but I’m really hoping that the best man truly wins. We may all have... Read more »

Pumpkins, Parties and Franken Plaza: Chicagoween 2012

Pumpkins, Parties and Franken Plaza: Chicagoween 2012
  The month of October has crept up on us which means that Halloween is right around the corner. I’m excited mainly because this is Go-2-baby’s very first Halloween. We will more than likely do the usual trick or treating in Oak Park with family members, but I also want to take her to a... Read more »

Go 2 Mommy Road Blogs: Blogging from Blogalicious 12

Today is the last day of the Blogalicious Weekend 2012 and I must say I’ve enjoyed the engagement with brands, bloggers and fellow communications professionals. Our agency had three clients attending the conference as sponsors with separate event activations for each. In addition to wearing my corporate hat, my blogger senses were tingling as I... Read more »
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Frequent Flyer Mommy

Frequent Flyer Mommy
So it’s time again for me to gather my things and head to the airport. A little over 24 hours after flying in from my trip to Atlanta, I’ll be heading to Vegas for a 5 day stretch. I’m attending Blogalicious Weekend for the first time. As a PR executive and blogger, I’m excited to... Read more »