I Laugh in the Face of Fear: Scary Movies So Bad, They’re Funny

I volunteered to watch a scary movie with my husband the other night. I hate scary movies. I haven’t cared for them since seeing Amityville Horror at the tender age of EIGHT (thanks, Aunt Connie) ....more

Netflix and Mini Milestones

My husband really wants my daughter to watch Halloween. You remember it, right? Jamie Lee Curtis stars as the babysitting teen, chased and tormented by Michael Myers; not the one of Shrek fame, but rather the escaped psychiatric inmate and slasher ....more

A First Time for Everything

This post was inspired by Netflix. Come see what we’re watching. My kids, both born premature, started their life journeys by consistently missing milestones ....more

A Few of My Favorite Things

Do you ever think about the things that make you truly happy? If you don’t, you should. When you’re searching for peace, you think of them a lot ....more

Dear Teacher

Dear Teacher, I regret to inform you that the test you requested be signed and returned was accidentally placed in the trash. When I went to retrieve it, I found it covered with coffee grounds, paper towels that were used to clean poop out of a puppy cage and a note which reads, “Are those mouse droppings inside this cabinet, because I WILL DIE!!” I am assuming you would rather it remain in the garbage, but please advise. Best regards, Momo ...more

How to Achieve Spontaneous Happiness…Gradually

I’m reading a great book right now called Spontaneous Happiness by Dr. Andrew Weil and last night I came to a passage about how creative-minded people often do the most self-reflection. This can be both good (leading to positive changes in oneself) and bad (leading to regret and bouts of depression) ....more

Ease Your (Tooth) Pain

Find out why I was hanging out with Dr. Travis Stork, Emmy® nominated TV host of The Doctors and how a new product can help people who suffer from the pain of sensitive teeth. Read more, here: ...more

Sensitive Teeth? Get Relief with Crest Sensi-Stop Strips

This is a sponsored post written in partnership with One2One Network and Crest. Have you ever bitten into an ice cream bar and felt searing pain in your teeth? How about feeling like you’re being stabbed when you drink hot coffee, eat tomatoes or something sweet? ...more

A Recipe for Kindness

There has been so much going on in my mind lately that I’ve struggled to find words for this space. I felt no doubt that I would begin writing only to have far more spill onto the page than I wanted to share. I am mostly an open book, but my loved ones aren’t ....more

What I’ve Learned

My life is in crisis. I can’t get into the specifics, but if I could, I would tell you that I hurt. Bad ....more