Raising Kids

A Mom Is A Phone Dealer

  I had a troubling parenting moment last night I want to share with you. I’d say for the past year I have grown increasingly frustrated, exasperated, and all out Mommie Dearest crazy over this issue. I have complained to … Continue reading

A Mom’s Camp Letter Never Sent

Last night I was taking meticulous notes during the Bachelorette. You see, I have been watching the new season with my son Jack and daughter Julia. It was a bonding experience and now that they are at sleep away I … Continue reading

13 Reasons Why You Should Watch Thirteen Reasons Why With Your Teen

I’m constantly trying to get my kids to stop binge watching tv. They sometimes sound proud when they declare they finished all of Friends or How I Met Your Mother. I am proud that they are choosing great shows, but … Continue reading

Hoda Kotb Had A Baby!!

As I’m sure most of you read Hoda Kotb just adopted a baby girl. I am genuinely happy for her. Our relationship only extends to an occasionsal 10am viewing of her and Kathie Lee, but she seems so lovely and … Continue reading

The Family Vacation-Los Angeles


I am going on a girl’s trip next week to LA and I’m super excited to do absolutely none of the things I am suggesting for your family trip, unless your family drinks heavily together and talks about stomach bloating. … Continue reading