My Writing Process (This Post Isn’t As Boring As It Sounds…)

June 10, 2014

I may be VERY late in the game of writing a post about this, but this topic has been circulating in the blogosphere, where bloggers post about their writing process, and then “pass the baton” to another blogger they admire and then that blogger shares his or her writing process and so on. I’m not […]

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Waiting Rooms Can Mean More Than Just Waiting

November 14, 2013

Waiting rooms are the ultimate place for people-watching. Little Dude and I have spent and continue to spend A LOT of time in hospital waiting rooms. He mostly has his head down, buried in my iPhone, playing one of his favorite apps. Sometimes I am similarly plugged in, looking down at my iPad, and passing […]

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A Plea To Lebron James and The Miami Heat

October 29, 2013
Miami Heat logo

If there could be any “perks” to having a tumor, then having a wish granted by the “Make-A-Wish” foundation is THE perk of all perks. I had no idea that Little Dude was even eligible, but apparently any kid, no matter what the diagnosis, who has to undergo long-term treatment for a serious illness can […]

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How To Kill Time On Your Child’s Last Day Of School (When It’s Only 30 Minutes Long)

June 20, 2013
Time will pass, will YOU?

Tomorrow is my son’s last day of 3rd grade at our local elementary school. Every year I am outraged by the fact that the last day of school is only 30 minutes long. Yes, you read that correctly. It is NOT a typo. One half hour. 30 Minutes. Or, 1,800 seconds. Ridiculous, I know. Besides […]

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A Backyard Trampoline: Safe or Sorry?

June 3, 2013
English: Springfree SF40 trampoline

As we prepare for our new backyard trampoline to be delivered, I question whether this was a smart move or whether I’ll live to regret it.

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Boston Marathon Bombing: Is This The New Normal?

April 17, 2013
Boston Marathon

The same question appeared on my Facebook feed on Monday by several different people. They all asked this: What the f**k is wrong with our world? I wish I knew. And like every other parent out there, I wish I could shield my kids from the news of these repeated horrors. But, I can’t. Because […]

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How To Convince 3 Boys To Watch The Red Carpet

February 25, 2013
English: Red carpet at 81st Annual Academy Awa...

  As the only female in my house (not counting the dog), I knew I was going to have a tough time gaining control of the TV remote so I could watch the stars walk down the red carpet last night, along with the actual Academy Awards. My three boys would much rather watch basketball […]

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