The Summer of Tweens…

Ugh. Tweens. Not old enough to stay home for the day and too old for most summer day camps.  How the hell do ya’ll do it? This is totally new territory for me. I noticed it last year. It was a hot day and we…

5 Ways to Survive Parenting Over Summer Break

As a parent, I always look forward to summer break! Spending time with the kids playing with chalk on the driveway or heading for amazing days at the beach is what I look forward to every time. I just know it will so much fun!…

How NOT to Ruin Your Marriage This Summer

Why people in relationships grow apart or allow their love to fade is one of life’s biggest mysteries. Unless you have kids. Then, the answer is as clear as day. They are doing this to you. They are ruining your relationship, time to find a…

I Hate Summer Break…

You may think I am over reacting when I say that I hate summer break. Go ahead, judge away, you little judgey judgerton. I don’t give a flying phooey on your opinon to this matter at all. Summer is hard for me. It’s a lot of…

Down There….

I am an ambassador for Church and Dwight, so you know I absolutely squealed at the opportunity to talk about my “down there”! (that is the polite way to talk about my hooo-ha)  I pride myself in the fact that brands want to work with…

My Summer Fling…

It’s been many years now and I have not fallen out of love with Netflix. In fact, Netflix just did something major that has pushed our relationship to the next level. INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING! Watch this… Sort of a game changer, right?! This is just as…

Summer Road Trip Giveaway…

 How are your summer road trips going? Well, I am about to make them better with a great giveaway from Church & Dwight. But first, check out our summer so far… We took a family trip to Whitefish, Montana. We hit the beach with friends….

We Got A New Deck…

Three summers ago our deck collapsed. Full on, just fell away from the house. Zed and a few friends tore it all apart and we had great visions of building a new deck the next summer. Or the summer after. Or how about the summer after…

STOP FIGHTING…

I have been yelling. A lot. I have talked quite a bit about how well my kids get along. Its always been the most beautiful thing to me.  How they share the same dvd player on road trips. How they snuggle and giggle on the…