Archive for August 2015

What my Fitbit Surge says about why I am always tired

What my Fitbit Surge says about why I am always tired
This blog post is part of ChicagoNow’s monthly Blogapalooz-hour. The entire ChicagoNow community of writers receives a topic to write about at 9pm. We are to write, edit and publish our pieces right at 10pm. Click here to find all the posts from tonight’s event.  Last Friday, I totally splurged on myself and bought a... Read more »

You know you are a short girl when...

You know you are a short girl when...
You know you are a short girl when you have to deal with short girl problems every.single.day. What are short girl problems? If you have to ask, you obviously are not one, so I will explain. You know you are a short girl when… …you need a step-ladder in every room in the house, or... Read more »

Why I refuse to feel guilty for being an imperfect mom

Why I refuse to feel guilty for being an imperfect mom
Today was the first day of the 2015-16 school year, and I forgot to take my girls’ pictures. I remembered as I backed out of the driveway on my way to work and saw my neighbor outside with her girls taking pictures. I’m grateful she snapped one of mine, too. Even so, I refuse to... Read more »
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