Kids Need Theatre (and grown-ups do too)

It was not my intention, but somehow my younger daughter has missed out on live theatre. Her big sis has seen The Lion King, Wicked, Peter and the Starcatcher… Nick Jr LIVE… She’s quite the cultured 4th grader. But I had never taken my kindergartener to anything because I am a terrible parent. This weekend […]

what a freaking week

This week has been everything. And not in the good way. Monday I thought I was coming down with a cold. Upon further inspection, I’ve determined it may be allergies thanks to the No-Winter Winter we had here in the Houston area. Verdict: GLOBAL WARMING. Tuesday was primary day, or “Super Tuesday” as it’s become […]

FREE Halloween Portraits – No Tricks, Lots of Treats!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored. I’m sharing information in exchange for compensation. All opinions, funny anecdotes, and witty comments are my own.  My name is Candy and I’m the mom-slacker who never takes good pics of my kids in their beloved Halloween costumes. Every. Stinking. Year. This problem isn’t only on Halloween; it’s all year […]

Kids still read?

“The iPad won’t load!” “Where’s the Kindle charger?” “If she’s on her Chrome Book, what can I do?!” Holy Electronics, Batman. I’m pretty sure when I was growing up we could have gone days without electricity and not have noticed. Yet these days if our internet connection is slow, we can’t cope. And yes, I’m […]

An Open Letter to Mosquitoes

Dear Mosquitoes: I am writing to inform you I am extremely disappointed in your recent behavior. Despite our lifelong feud, I have made every effort to make our coexistence easier. I have tried to ignore you hoping you would, in turn, ignore me. Not only did that not work, but it’s resulted in some of […]