Six Weeks Later

Forgive me, children. It’s been six weeks since my last blog post and these are the reasons why. 1. October was nuts. Mainly because of Halloween. It’s my favorite holiday of the year and we have our annual Trick-or-Treat party.…

Continue Reading

Windshield Wipers

In 1902, a woman named Mary Anderson was riding a trolley through a storm in New York City. Because the motorman couldn’t see through the wet, sleet-covered, double-pane glass of the windshield, he did the next best thing and drove…

Continue Reading

Just My Luck

After a long day of work and kids and more work, I finally got into bad at 9 PM. I could feel my body melting into the sheets as I turned on the TV for some superficial entertainment. I barely…

Continue Reading

The Change Maker

Recently, my coworkers (actually they’re more like friends, but coworkers sounds way more official) nominated me to be one of our company’s Working Moms of the Year. There were three categories; Rising Star, Woman of Achievement and Change Maker. I…

Continue Reading

A Few Words from JLo and Nicole

Jennifer Lopez accepted an award from MTV last month and in her speech she shared a realization that came to her late in life. Well, I’ve had a realization this year, as well. So I’m stealing JLo’s speech and giving…

Continue Reading

Rise and Shine

This morning I woke up next to Annie Bea instead of Jason. As I was wondering where my darling hubby went, I checked my phone and saw that he sent me a text at 12:38 AM. It was just a…

Continue Reading

Top 10 in Europe

Top Ten Noteworthy Things that Happened on Our European Cruise 10. I asked the cruise guide if Malta was in Italy or Greece. He asked if I was talking about Malta the country. Oh. 9. Jason bought white shorts and…

Continue Reading

Honey

When I was 5-years-old, my BFF was Jennifer. She lived around the corner from me. Jennifer lived in a big, giant house. She had a pool and one of those kid-sized, convertible, ride-on electric cars. She had a queen-sized bed…

Continue Reading

The Diary of Revenge

Grady loves to read. He loves science. He likes to test out experiments and learn about new species and plant gardens and solve puzzles and catch fish. He wants to love sports and wrestle and other things that most “manly…

Continue Reading

Special Delivery

This is how I know I am old. Or not cool. Or lame. Or too safe. Or goodie goodie. Or anything but what I ever wanted to be. I was hanging out with some people (people 15 years younger than…

Continue Reading