Day to Day

I had precisely two minutes to finish cleaning before heading out to pick my daughter up from school when there was the dreaded knock on the door. I have read you should never avoid that knock in case it's a thief just checking to see if you're home. You know the drill, they knock on [...]

Who’s with me? You have mom guilt because your teenage daughter has been sitting on the couch with her iPad for the last four hours and your son’s wrist hurts so bad from gaming that he needs an ice pack. Mom Guilt! This calls for action! I found a magazine article I had ripped out. It [...]

Don't get me wrong ... discrimination is very real and holds merit. It saddens me when the word is used lightly and it's meaning becomes diminished. How did we get to this point? When is enough, enough? Discrimination is the treatment or consideration of, or making a distinction in favor of or against a person [...]

There's a ridiculous new trend that's started. Pinterest posts abound of all the fabulous back to school teacher gifts that are being made to give teachers on the first day of school. Brown nose anyone?! A little bribery to start the year off right?! Or ... as the hubster put it so eloquently ... 'a [...]

It's been a crazy week with the hubby in the hospital and living in survival mode. The kids were troopers and had Grandma and Grandpa to meet their needs! Blake was discharged Thursday and actually went into work for a few hours Friday. Crazy guy! Friday was the last day of school so the kids and [...]

It was Ted's 5th Birthday! We celebrated by taking him to the pet store to pick out a new toy. It's not very often we take him with us, especially into a store, so the shopping trip was a treat in itself;0) While there, at the ripe middle age of five, we finally purchased a step-in [...]

Dun, dun, dun ... I'm doing it! Three whole weeks without unconsciously tapping that Facebook app on my phone or iPad to see what everyone is up to. Three whole weeks of watching a show, picking up the kids, waiting in line, or just wanting a little downtime without pushing that app! What will I [...]