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Did You Vote? It’s Not Too Late!

Did You Vote? It’s Not Too Late!

I’m not a political blogger nor do I like to talk politics in my posts. This is different so don’t turn away just yet… Hear me out. Did you take a few minutes earlier this week to vote? We did. Not only that, but we also b ...
From Glam to Social Awareness

From Glam to Social Awareness

It’s back to school time. The one thing that I absolutely love about this time of year is the immense amount of bargains to be found. We shop for all kinds of school supplies for, you know, school. But we also shop for school supplies ...
Just Bury it in the Backyard

Just Bury it in the Backyard

When I was a kid, the extent of my concern for recycling revolved around a pop bottle. It was a time when most pop came in glass bottles that you bought by the case. At the checkout counter, there was a deposit required of 10 cents per bott ...
The Language of Life

The Language of Life

First, a bit about myself. I am not a SAHM in the traditional sense as you may have gathered from my user name. The “Y” chromosome precludes me from calling myself a stay-at-home-mom, and the acronym for stay-at-home-dad is unfortunate (SAH ...
Purpose – An Important Thing to Learn

Purpose – An Important Thing to Learn

From the time I was in sixth grade until I graduated from college, I attended a Catholic school.  Through high school, we had dress codes so that all kids have a foundation of equality. Equality. It’s an important thing to learn. We h ...
Magic Marker on my Computer

Magic Marker on my Computer

Despite enjoying to write, I’m actually a math geek by trade. Accountant to be specific. So my brain enjoys things relating to numbers – math in general, spreadsheets like Excel, money, calculations and puzzles. When I was a kid ...
Vegetables Don’t Lie

Vegetables Don’t Lie

My youngest child is four and has learned to lie. It drives me bonkers! Usually his lies are about things that aren’t really that important. He has an issue with getting into my things. He climbs up shelves in the closet and pantry an ...
Exploring the World on your iPhone

Exploring the World on your iPhone

My kids are constantly trying to get my attention when I am happily engaged reading status updates on my iPhone’s Facebook app. Tati even likes to yell: “MOM MOM MOM!” then grab the phone and smack me on the nose if I don& ...
Starting the Morning with a Jump

Starting the Morning with a Jump

Mornings around here have been less than perfect. Miss K, I’ve discovered, is not a morning person. As I try to wake her up, she moans and says “not yet mom” and all I see is a teenager grumbling “Just five more minu ...
Is it a Game or an Educational Tool?

Is it a Game or an Educational Tool?

Since Miss M was about 2, we’ve had our old, essentially useless-to-us, laptop hooked up for her. It doesn’t have internet access but plays most children’s games just fine. We were delighted that she learned how to properl ...