The Power Of Being A Mom

How do you sum up all that is Mom? Keeper of the cookies, and the peace. Multi-tasker extraordinaire. We wear all the hats, we are all things.  A chauffeur, a chef, a cleaner, an errand girl, a tutor, a therapist, a photographer, a cheerleader, a top level negotiator, a playmate, a nurse, a teacher, a […]

How To Survive Prom ….When You’re The Mom

Have you heard the whisperings?  The biggest party of the year…well actually of your child’s High School career,  is just around the corner.  It’s PROM SEASON!  If you have a senior in High School there’s little doubt that the last few months have been leading up to this truly epic day.  Here’s where the unsolicited […]

Passive Aggressive Letters From The Suburbs

It’s that time again.  Actually, it’s way past time for a good old fashioned rant.  Nothing gets it off your chest better than some good old fashioned passive aggressive letters.  After all, it’s cheaper than therapy and less fattening than chocolate. Dear Grocery Clerk, I fully understand that you have switched to “bring your own […]

Measuring Life In Beeps

Have you ever thought about all the glorious moments that happen amongst the symphony of beeps?  Here’s how INTERAC Flash is helping me keep pace with my wonderful, busy, wouldn’t change a thing life. I live with a dancer.  My 15 year old daughter.  Among the many things she has taught me is that there […]

Self Talk And Angry Cleaning

They say talking to yourself is a sign of intelligence. Good Lord I hope that’s true because yesterday there was a whole new level of chatter going on and I swear to you….only the dog was listening.  If you’d been a fly on the wall, the “oh so positive self talk” you wold have heard […]

Finding The Happy?

This week we celebrated “International Happiness Day“.  A day where everyone is invited to join the movement to create a happier world.  Did we though?  Did you?  I sure didn’t.  For me, this past Monday was a big old grumpy blur.  In reality it was just another manic Monday and I don’t think I did […]

The Marriage Saver

A fact I’ve learned to deal with over the years. My Hubby snores. Like big loud truck rumbling through the Lincoln Tunnel kind of snoring. When a man can wake himself up with his own snoring, he is an Olympian of snoring. My man is the Gold Medal Olympian of snoring. So how have I […]

Tracking Family Time Like A Boss With Project Smart Furniture

When was the last time you spent some quality time with your family?  Did you have to think about it?  I can admit that I certainly did.  So when was the last time my entire crew was together?  Perhaps it was dinner on Sunday night.  Oh wait, we all took the dog for a walk […]

What Your Wives Are Talking About

Do you want to know why your wife looks so tired?  Why her fuse is so short and why she is kind of “stomp-ey” when you get home from work?  It’s not really that big a mystery. Nope, not rocket science.  And truthfully, it’s not even your fault. It’s just the reality of the crush […]

How To Be A Criminal In The Suburbs

Keeping it real; my confession from the suburbs this week: My Hubby had been away for the better part of the week. I’m not ashamed to admit this has made me a little extra tired, perhaps a tad more frazzled than usual, I definitely had a shorter fuse. My hat is off to the Mama’s […]