Archive for February, 2016

Sprint out the door…

February 29, 2016 0 Comments

Sometimes commercials really hit the nail on the head…like all of the Luvs Diapers ones where they compare what it’s like with your first child to your second. Now THAT is real life and it was evident in my house over the weekend. When Giana was a baby, it was a 4-hour process before my […]

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“Blame it on Red Rover”

February 22, 2016 0 Comments

Just when you think you hear it all… “You gotta blame today’s parents for this bullying epidemic. They grew up in the 1980s when it was cool to play Red Rover and Dodge Ball at recess.” Ok. I heard that at an anti-bullying symposium I recently attended.  I may have rolled my eyes…hard.  I also […]

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Let’s go back to 1985…

February 17, 2016 0 Comments

“Mom, can I have Snapchat?” Um no. “Instagram?” No. “Can I at least have Facebook?” Absolutely not. My 7-year-old…pleading her case with me. 7!  It reminded me of when I was 16 and tried to convince my parents that I should have a midnight curfew. It was all a waste of time. After I told her […]

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Dear Sports Illustrated:

February 16, 2016 0 Comments

Ok Sports Illustrated – I’m not sure I feel like celebrating you. I don’t feel like being your Mike Tyson “pump-up” guy right now. Everyone is applauding you and sending accolades your way but I don’t want to. So on the cover of the latest SI Swimsuit edition is Ashley Graham. She is an absolute knock-out.  […]

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“If you really loved your child…”

February 9, 2016 0 Comments

“I can’t fathom why anyone would want to feed their precious children that disgusting, over processed, GMO and BPA filled food. If you really loved your child, you’d feed them nothing but organic food from your sugar free garden along with breastmilk. No excuses. I’m doing all of this for my firstborn. It’s not that hard.” I […]

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“Stick to your blogs.”

February 4, 2016 0 Comments
“Stick to your blogs.”

It’s been suggested recently by some people that I stick to blogs and “mommy issues.” In the same breath, it was also suggested that I stop trying to cover “big boy stories like guns and politics.” First off let me say that I am beyond THANKFUL that my bosses here at KWWL not only like […]

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February 2, 2016 0 Comments

I’m a news nerd and a political junkie…so covering the Caucuses in Des Moines made me feel like a kid on Christmas morning.  It was exhilarating but exhausting. My 7-year-old has an iPod so she is able to text me.  After my live shots, my phone would buzz. GIANA: Your hair looks pretty. GIANA: You are […]

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