My Awkward Family Moment with Nutrish!

Athena and I have had some good bonding time lately. Which is funny because usually when the weather is hot and the kids are running amok, our poor puppy doesn’t get as much attention and exercise as she desperately needs. I guess we’re getting ready for cooler weather and long days alone together ....more

I’m a Tough Grader.

Well. Every year I rage against the end of summer, and every year it happens. It ends ....more

And I Thought He’d Go To College In Diapers!

I’ve been meaning to tell my potty-training Des story for awhile now, but wondered if it was relevant or appropriate, even though deep down I knew it was! Then I was contacted by Pull-Ups® to tell my story, and I couldn’t resist anymore. We trained Scarlet when she was a little over two, although I don’t recommend the Stormtroopers mask… We did a three day method over a long holiday weekend ....more

Fall Into Passion! Autumn Date Ideas.

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After The Boys of Summer Have Gone.

When I look back on the last year, I try to focus on the accomplishments. I’m not saying it was easy, or that I even deserve a pat on the back. What I’m saying is that at this time last year, I was suffering a lot of stress and anxiety about Scarlet starting kindergarten – way more than what I assume is the usual ....more

FROZEN Inspired Grape Pops.

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Trying To Get My Groove Back.

Isn’t it perfect, that as I sat down to write this post, “Boys of Summer” came on my Pandora? This is no accident. I cannot believe it as one ....more

The Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk Is Coming Soon!

I participated in an Ambassador Activation on behalf of Influence Central for the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I’m happy & proud to be part of this walk ....more

The Waiting Line.

School mode is engaging in…well, it’s supposed to be engaging. I’m still holding off. Do you want to hear something gross? ...more

Fueling Big Appetites For School.

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