June 2010

I am being obsessive and maybe a little crazy. There is this uncontrollable urge in me to clean and purge. I started to worry, but then I found a great article in Parenting Weekly to assuage my fears. I discovered this obsession is completely natural. Here’s a quote explaining what is happening to me right […]


Start of Summer Redux

June 28, 2010

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Who wants to spend the first week of summer sitting inside (and spending large amounts of money) working on dismantling a marriage? My guess is no one. Last week was a terrible start to summer. So, I deserve a do-over. This week is devoted to fun time with the kids. Princess Daisy and Monkey have […]


Do you ever feel dread at the beginning of the week, knowing what is ahead of you? That was my week this week. This was the first week of summer break for my children and what I wanted to do was play with my kids, pack picnic dinners to take to the pool, read a […]


Free to Be You and Me

June 23, 2010

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“Boys are more competitive than girls.” “Boys play more sports than girls.” These are comments made by my son (Monkey) last Friday while we were having lunch with his sister (Princess Daisy). I know my son said these things because I saw his lips moving and the sounds were coming from his mouth. Otherwise, I […]


If you didn’t read my last post, click HERE to read Girls’ Weekend Part 1. While it was unspoken between us, I think AC and I shared the belief that we might cross the finish line in an ambulance. The reason for this pessimism was the lack of training for both of us. We were […]


AC is one of my closest friends and an incredible woman. We always have fun, laugh a lot, have similar interests, and genuinely enjoy each other’s company. And, as every good relationship is built on a solid foundation, so too is this one. For us, it is food. We love to talk about food, browse […]