Archive for January 2014

The day the donuts weren't - A mom's letter to Dunkin' Donuts

Dear Dunkin’ Donuts, I was going to be a cool mom today…and then you happened. You see, it is supposed to snow for the 95th time this week and the thought of my kids not getting out of the house this evening or tomorrow made me sad and also terrified, so I decided to break all... Read more »

Throwback Thursday - When Mommy Is Away

I can honestly say that I don’t think I have posted a single picture as a part of this whole Throwback Thursday thing thing everyone else in the world seems to be jumping in on. (And now I sound as old as I feel). I actually love seeing everyone’s pictures (unless I am in them.... Read more »

Don't really worry until you quit worrying

I was seriously excited all day to have something to do at 9:00 on a Wednesday night. Having just starting blogging with ChicagoNow, I was very recently introduced to Blogapalooza, and the idea of someone telling me what to write about and having a time limit excited me an almost stupid amount. Nerd alert…I was totally sitting at my... Read more »

When Facebook makes you feel like a bad parent, just read this

I signed onto Facebook the other day and had the sweetest message from a friend I went to college with telling me that I make her feel like a bad parent on a daily basis. I was totally flattered. That kind of makes me sound like a jerk face, but I am relatively hard on... Read more »

Things My Kids Have Ruined

I am one of those who truly believes that my life is better because of my kids. I see things differently now that I have them and I enjoy so much more because of them. But with all of the good that they have brought…they have taken a few things down with them. And now,... Read more »

Sleeping Kids. Coffee. Wine.

Sleeping Kids. Coffee. Wine.
I have two hours to myself, a cup of coffee, a glass of wine and writer’s block. Compelling start to my brand new blog…I know. But that is my problem. Brand new blog. No idea where to start. Can’t be too boring, can’t just jump in and start writing, can’t try too hard, can’t try... Read more »