My son is 2.5 years old. He is an active little boy with a huge personality and is so very loveable. He is a typical 2 year old and is testing his boundaries, but man is he cute, even...
Background I love a good party theme. A perfect play on words makes me giddy. Food and decor puns give me life. I’ve even got a fully loaded Pinterest board for every party I’ve ever planned. In fact, I had...
I had a breakdown recently, and to be fair I’ve had a few breakdowns, so I wasn’t shocked when my husband looked puzzlingly at the sight of my tears. In my mind, August was way off in the future...
As I watched the now-viral video of the Beruit Lebanon explosion from this week I felt stunned. An eerie post 9/11 feeling washed over me; am I truly witnessing history again? A strange, post-Katrina like feeling fills me when...
I'm going to be honest right out the gate... you know how you keep hearing about the resurgence of victory gardens? That's me: 100% obsessed with growing vegetables in my backyard. This isn't the first year I've had a...
The day I write this post marks 23 years that my baby brother was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Picture this: Fifteen-month-old screaming his way through a family vacation, my parents, like any other parents, brushed this off as him...
With bated breath, we waited for schools and districts to announce plans for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. As expected, reactions are divided as this affects every family differently. I can't...
Dear Naya, The mothers know. We have never met. I know nothing of your life other than what the tabloids have printed and that you starred in Glee. However, this past week many people have spoken your name, prayed for you,...
A friend asked on Facebook, “what’s one thing you’ve learned about yourself during the stay at home/pandemic period?” I’ve learned a lot. There are some projects, regardless of how much time I have, that I will simply never complete. Other...
I know.  You're likely thinking that I'm crazy, but bear with me and I'll explain.  I need to share a lighthearted post with ya'll. For those of us that were children of the eighties, we were likely exposed to the...

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