Archive for July, 2015

Is this happening?

July 29, 2015 1 Comment

I know I’m not normally vocal about things…ok, I can’t even write that with a straight face.  “Vocal” might as well be my middle name. The other day I was in line to get some food when I heard this from behind me: “Well damn, I guess there won’t be any more cheeseburgers when we […]

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Mommy guilt…

July 20, 2015 1 Comment

The day we brought Nico home from the hospital, I was sitting on the couch nursing him.  Minutes later, then 3-year-old Giana walked into the family room…pulled down her shorts…and went “potty” on the floor. Number 2. On the family room floor. “Giana, did you just poop on my floor?” “Yep.” With that, the sassy curly-hair […]

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I am HOME.

July 14, 2015 2 Comments

The news business is often a revolving door.  You look for new challenges, cities with brighter skylines or ocean-lined streets, different positions…the list can go on.  You spend the majority of your career living hundreds or even thousands of miles away from everything you have ever known.  It’s a competitive hustle…but you do it because […]

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Role models

July 8, 2015 1 Comment

Ariana Grande, former Disney star and now pop singer is causing a bit of a controversy.  Long story short- there is surveillance video of her inside a donut shop…she licks some donuts that are on display…then proceeds to exclaim, “I hate America.” There is no need to share any thoughts on what she did because […]

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“You’re no fun.”

July 6, 2015 0 Comments

There’s a “mom” blog I follow on a regular basis.  The woman behind it never holds back…she is the epitome of being “raw and real.”  Something I find absolutely refreshing!  She was talking about the things our kids don’t know about their “pre-motherhood mommies.” She could not have been more spot-on. The timing of that […]

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Our children are watching

July 1, 2015 1 Comment

“Amanda, why do you think so many kids cyberbully other kids these days?” I was asked that recently during a talk I had with a community  group.  I remember not even hesitating with my answer: “Look at what their parents post.  That’s the example they have.  That’s one of the biggest reasons.” Working in news […]

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