Archive for April 2014

(Over) Sharing is Caring

Spring has sprung (I think)!!! Living in Chicago makes it hard to say if we’ve hit any season *officially* but it IS almost May, so I’m going to roll with it. Spring brings forth new life. The World around us is green again. We are emerging out from behind our parkas, winter hats, scarves, and... Read more »

There isn't always Danger from a Stranger

We are supposed to teach our young ones all about Stranger Danger. Don’t ever go anywhere with anyone you don’t know. Don’t ever wander off alone. If a stranger approaches, run and yell.  And for the love of all things Holy, DON’T TAKE ANY CANDY OR HELP SOMEONE FIND THEIR LOST PUPPY!!! Of course I... Read more »

The truth is, parents lie

“Honesty is the best policy” is sage advice, that goes without saying. Why is it that the second we become parents this little saying goes right out the window? I’m not referring to the big dogs like: rhymes with Oh mylanta and the keester funny *shhhhhhhhhh, can they hear me type this?* Those ones I... Read more »

10 things I wouldn't know if I was actually as old as I feel

Twice in the last few months I have had life slap me right upside the head with a reality of  how old I really am. You’re only as old as you feel. That’s accurate as long as no one tells me that Ian Ziering just turned 50 or if the movie ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ was a person,... Read more »

The 6 Most Disgusting Things Your Kids Will Unleash Upon You

Kids are gross. I can’t think of a nicer way to say it. Yes, they are adorable and they will light up your world with a love that can’t accurately be put into words, but they also up the ick-factor…by like A LOT. // What kind of friend would I be if I didn’t make... Read more »

My biggest parenting regret is hiding from the camera

Live your life with no regrets or so they say. Yeah yeah yeah, tell that to the guy with the “no regerts” tattoo. Of course it’s a beautiful idea, in theory. Who wouldn’t want to look back on their lives and say they regretted nada? Unfortunately, it’s probably safe to say most of us regret something.... Read more »

The Duggar's 7 Rules for Dating: It's so wrong, it's right

I’m no stranger to talking about the Duggar Family. While some of you might think they are straight off their rocker, I sing a bit of a different tune. Love them or hate them, you have to admit they might be parenting geniuses. Hot off the press! My friend just sent me a link to the... Read more »