this year the elf is too much…

I’ve known for a couple of years that we never should have allowed The Elf on the Shelf in our house. But once it’s in, how do you get the little bugger out?? The kids love to find it. They feel like it’s part of their Christmas joy. I guess. So we continued, for the […]

We’re All BAD MOMS {A Movie Review}

What’s the difference between a Girls’ Night Out and a Moms’ Night Out? The jokes. For sure. I spent couple of hours last night at Alamo Drafthouse Vintage Park with a theater full of moms for a special screening of BAD MOMS (which opens today). Watching a comedy with a room full of the intended […]

Let’s Be Bad Moms at Alamo Drafthouse

The longer I’m a mom the less I care about SO MANY things. I care about my kids, obviously, but I don’t really care about what other people think about how I parent. And that? Makes me feel like a bad mom sometimes. Which is probably ironic. But I came of age when Alanis Morisette’s […]

summer and time

On the second day of summer break my girls were¬†already planning what they will pack for lunch and snack on their first day of school. In August. Why, oh WHY are they in such a hurry to have time pass? The next school year will put them in first grade and fifth grade. They are […]

chai tea & tai chi

I look forward to days the kids have off from school. I like the break in the routine. Plus I get to sleep later. But two days off from school? A four-day-weekend randomly placed in February? I don’t know what I’m supposed to do with that. Friday was fine. Fridays off are always fine. Also […]