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Moms Can Laugh with NickMom

Moms Can Laugh with NickMom

One thing is guaranteed about being a mom: we are constantly learning, always on-call and there’s no monetary compensation. Payment comes in the form of giggles and kisses, hugs and fulfilling wishes. Sometimes, things happen that mak ...
Orange Milk and a Cow in the Fridge

Orange Milk and a Cow in the Fridge

“Hey! Who let the cow in the fridge?” Oh, sorry. Sidetracked. Let me MOOOVE him over while I grab the inspiration for my post. During one of our recent trips to Chicago, we stopped at a local ice cream chain. It’s one of t ...
Medical Questions? The Nurse is In… via App!

Medical Questions? The Nurse is In… via App!

Exercise is something that has become quite a focus in our lives. Even though I’ve been exercising at the gym consistently since we returned to Iowa in 2006, I never felt like I was really getting in shape. (Mostly because I like to s ...
Quick Look: Dr. Scholl’s Active Series Insoles

Quick Look: Dr. Scholl’s Active Series Insoles

I think I’ve mentioned before that recently I’ve taken up running.  Well, more like jogging, but I am able to get 10+ miles in per week and at a reasonable sub-10-minute pace.  I won’t even admit where I started last winte ...
HIGHLIGHTS: BlogHer 2013 (Kashi)

HIGHLIGHTS: BlogHer 2013 (Kashi)

One of the fun things about attending conferences is you get the chance to try out a lot of things you wouldn’t normally try. While attending BlogHer in Chicago, Kashi had representatives there to meet with some bloggers. While I wasn ...
Beyond the Run: Stretching

Beyond the Run: Stretching

At no point in my life did I ever expect to be able to say I ran more than just a sprint. As a kid, short distances were my thing but I would sometimes enjoy the challenge of the 400, preferably as a member of the relay team. Even during th ...
Gaming Just Got Disney-er

Gaming Just Got Disney-er

While attending the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration earlier this year, I was privileged to hear all about the new Disney Infinity game. With every trailer, commercial and video I saw, I was more excited than that last. While in Chicago ...
How do YOU Define Pampering?

How do YOU Define Pampering?

Everyone has a different idea of what pampering is all about. I have a lot of friends who count the days to girls’ night out – whether it be a weekend away, a night for dinner and drinks or something simple like Bunco. Then ther ...
Mom Knows Best

Mom Knows Best

Sometimes things happen that make me stop and think about my life, my past and how I’ve arrived at where I am today. As I listened to the inspiring story of how Turf went from homeless to America’s Got Talent stardom, I realized ...
Splish, Splash and Crack

Splish, Splash and Crack

I dare you to picture this… I enter the airport restroom and hear a plunk… …Followed by a very loud “Oh, $%^!” from the stall next door. As I quickly discovered, the woman traveling with me had dropped her cell ...