Had Kids… Lost my Mind

I walked into the room with my hair a mess, in my pjs, and in desperate need of a shower. One kid was clinging to me and the other was in the very near distance calling, “mom, mom, MOOOOOOOOMMY!” I had set the coffee to go and that’s when I noticed I forgot to put […]

Retirement of my Obsession

All good things must come to an end. Sigh. Bittersweet memories and all of that. My obsession with a certain ball player started back in the 90’s. I always loved playing baseball growing up in New York City, but rarely did I watch it on TV. For some reason, I had put the Yankee game […]

Flying with Kids Brings out the Crazy

I step on board and head down the aisle. All eyes are on me. Is it my hair? Is it my awesome mismatched outfit? No. We just boarded a plane with a 4 year old leading the way and an 18 month old on my hip. The diaper bag, the bag of toys, and the […]

The Very Short Timeline of a Hot Summer Day

  “Tomorrow is going to be HOT, HOT, HOT! Highs will be in the upper 90’s.” The weatherman seems to be shouting through my TV and it is like a sign to me…I must be prepared. The kids will be home from school tomorrow and one summer day here can feel like it takes an […]

The Sweetest Moments

I tiptoed up the stairs and opened the door to his room expecting to find a sleeping 4 year old. His head popped up and he was all smiles. My heart melted. It had been a rough evening. We had put him to bed early because he was just having way too many issues and […]

The Accomplished Staycation

This was the staycation where hubby worked and the kids went to day care for half days. It was perfect for much needed “me” time and for getting things done (finally!), around the house. Here’s what really happened. I saved Target. That’s right. It was in an economic crisis and I had to help by […]

Not This Picky Girl’s Last Rodeo

Trucks and trucks full of all different types of food. Sounds like fun, right? Not so much for a picky eater. There are very few things if any that I find to eat at these functions. Over the weekend, I went to a food truck rodeo. I was hoping that if there wasn’t some cuisine […]

The Way We Are

Have you looked at how you have changed through the years? Do you find yourself feeling older because people around you (especially little ones) are changing so much? Are you proud of your accomplishments?Do you take the time to be appreciative of them? Do you value friendships? Are you happy with where you are in […]

The Summer I Dated My Friends

There are many definitions of dating but they all involve the goal of getting to a romance.  Dating is when two people, spend time together getting to know one another. Dating is the early stages of something serious. Everything is new, spontaneous, and fun. In romantic relationships, many couples wish they could go back to […]

A Picture Guide to Flying with Kids

Going to the airport to take a plane trip with kids is probably one of the most craziest experiences of parenthood. It can be hit or miss depending on the age range. There are tricks and different ways to entertain the wild ones and keep them amused. Here are a few “useful” tips using pictures […]