Wow.

April 16, 2015 0 Comments
Wow.

Britt McHenry. Before today, most people knew her as a pretty young reporter with potential for ESPN. Now – people may know her for something much different. She’s being referred to as a narcissist…spoiled…arrogant…and many other words I’d get flagged for if I shared on this blog.  Long story short – McHenry’s car got towed…she […]

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Stop labeling people

April 15, 2015 0 Comments

It’s no secret that I get my fair-share of emails, snail-mail and FB posts that are anything but nice.  I respond these days by laughing, rolling my eyes and quite honestly, questioning humankind. And it all surrounds stuff that is BEYOND SUPERFICIAL. Let’s talk about my red lipstick that I like to wear from time […]

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“Mommy, I don’t want to go to school today.”

April 14, 2015 0 Comments

“Mommy, I don’t want to go to school today.” I knew full well that my daughter wasn’t sick this morning when she said that. “What’s going on, G? Why don’t you want to go to school?” “Remember that girl I told you about a couple of weeks ago? Well, now she’s starting to be really […]

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Am I the only mom who hates those party favors??

April 13, 2015 0 Comments

Growing up, birthday parties were simple. There was Chuck E. Cheese. Then you had the good ole’ roller skating party. And you can’t forget about the old school McDonald’s party. Having a party at Mickey D’s was HUGE on the east coast in the early 80s. A Happy Meal with an orange drink AND a […]

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To the mean girl back in high school…

April 9, 2015 0 Comments
To the mean girl back in high school…

A story really grabbed my attention earlier today.  It featured women who were responding to their childhood bullies. They did so simply…by just holding a sign. Their bullies verbally attacked them YEARS ago…many happening DECADES ago. More proof that words can be used as weapons and they can leave lasting injuries. I read through some […]

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My unsolved mysteries…why???

March 31, 2015 0 Comments
My unsolved mysteries…why???

As a woman, there are many unsolved mysteries in my world. Things I have often wondered and pondered about. Things that make me say, “WHY?!” For example… 1) What in the world was in Aqua-Net that had my hair stand at attention for 12 hours? Seriously – in the 90s I went from 5’6 to 6’3 […]

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“Mommy, can I get a dog?”

March 30, 2015 0 Comments
“Mommy, can I get a dog?”

“Mommy, can I get a dog?” Blank stare. “Mommy, can I please get a dog?” At this point, my daughter had puppy dog eyes herself. I knew there was an obstacle….and that was my husband.  His argument is spot-on. “We’re busy…you won’t take care of a dog…there’s a new baby coming…house training a dog is […]

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The “mean girls” are getting younger

March 24, 2015 0 Comments

“Mommy, I need to talk to you about something.” This is how I started my morning over the breakfast table today. We all know that when a child “needs to tell us something,” it could be big. Or bad. Or both. “Well, yesterday at school, “Susie” [names are changed] was kind of mean to me.” […]

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Baby weight-gate

March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Baby weight-gate

“How long do you think it will take you to lose the baby weight?” Well, let me put down my Whopper and think about it.  I was asked that recently…and I know it wasn’t in a malicious way. It was all out of curiosity.  But it had me thinking about how much UNNECESSARY stress we […]

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Pregnant Mom guilt?

March 9, 2015 0 Comments

I ran into a woman the other day who is expecting her first child right around the same time I am due with #3.  I asked her how she was feeling and she responded, “Oh, everything is great.” But there was something with her “great” response. It seemed a little off. So I asked, “really?” […]

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