Tag: spring break

Sometimes I Think We Should Take Our Kids on Educational Vacations. But Then I Remember My Childhood.

Going to Florida for Spring Break has become the focal point of our year. It is so amazing to get out of Chicago and sit on a beach. I can’t remember the first time I was ever on a beach, but I’m pretty damn sure it wasn’t with my parents. They weren’t beach people. They... Read more »

Going to Florida is Amazing, Until It's Time to Come Home

There is nothing more glorious as getting the hell out of Chicago and going to Florida. The way the sun feels on your skin when you first get out of the car. They way the sand feels between your toes on the beach. The way you can sleep with the windows open and hear the... Read more »

That Time I Sh!t My Pants in an Alabama Gas Station

Last week was the most glorious week of my entire life. It was spent on a beach in Florida with the greatest family and friends I could ever ask for. The weather was amazing. The drinks were cold. Everything was awesome. But like all good things, it came to an end. Way too fast. And... Read more »

Buying a Bathing Suit at Forty. Amazeballs.

Just a few short weeks from now I will be on Spring Break. In sunny Florida. With a group of my besties and their families. There are nine families all together and it is sure to be an amazing week. But the anticipation of this trip is painful. Not only is time moving at a... Read more »

What to Really Expect When You're Expecting. The Lost Chapters.

When I was a little girl I always dreamed of getting married and having kids. I wanted to have five kids. I just couldn’t wait to be a mom. I thought it would be so fun and that I’d be really good at it. When I was pregnant with my kids I read every single... Read more »