Sitting among a sea of toddler art is our brand new 2015 calendar waiting for the pages to be filled with fun adventures. There is something about the fresh pages of a calendar that challenges me to take a closer look at how I can improve and succeed at a new year’s resolution. [Read more…]
For those who celebrate, Merry Christmas. It is a day of magic and excitement – not to mention wonderful food. This week, I hopped over to ASPCA Parents and offered a few tips on having a peaceful holiday with young children and pets. Last night, my family and I kicked-off part 2 of our Interfaith celebrations. Here is our spin on the classic Feast of the Seven Fishes (Next year’s goal is to try to make the traditional meal):
All is great and wonderful Christmas morning (unless you have a tween, then your morning may have been filled with “whatevers”). That is until the Christmas cookie sugar high fades. [Read more…]
Pop Quiz Hot Shots — Road Trips are:
a) a major contributing factor to my sanity disappearing
b) the reason I no longer offer rides to co-workers and friends
c) an “opportunity” to listen to the Frozen soundtrack on a loop for 7 hours
d) All of the above
If you picked “d” welcome to life of traveling with a small child and pets. [Read more…]
She was a pint-sized gal on a mission. ACat sat in that familiar red cart with her eyes laser focused on on what to get her family for the holidays. [Read more…]
Giveaway: $25 Visa Gift Card and a RazorPlus Portable Charger from myCharge #myChargeCheer
Ho! Ho! Ho! ‘Tis the season for pint sized meltdowns in crowded public places. Wait, wait. that’s every season (see Exhibit A of ACat’s antics this year)
When a meltdown is inflicted on you, you first dig through your overflowing bag for any distraction. Your offers of everything from pretzels to books to pen and paper are met with emphatic no’s. [Read more…]
Nothing beats a muffin right out of the oven with a touch of jam or butter. Who am I kidding? Not a touch, globs of that goodness. You only live one life right? [Read more…]
See that photo — it is a snapshot of one of the most critical crossroads in my life.
Until 2 months ago, my idea of a healthy smoothie was just strawberries, bananas, and yogurt. Green smoothies, full of critical nutrients, were far from my mind.
- Blended Kale – Yeah Right
- Goji Berries – Say What?!
- Chia Seeds – WTF, am I going to sprout little green leaves like a chia pet?
The e-mail burned in my inbox one Summer morning.
The Subject: “Exclusive Presale: Disney On Ice presents Frozen”
Shoot me now. Not Again. [Read more…]
Happy National Dog Day!Celebrating National Dog Day from Dog’s View
How did our furry little guard dog celebrate?
Running around the yard? Nope
Sleeping on the couch? Nada
Eating poop out of the toddler’s potty chair as I tended to the kid? Ding Ding Ding [Read more…]