my generation

If you are reading this, congratulations! You made it to 2017. It’s not a given that we’ll make it through any year, but 2016 felt particularly dicey. In a year in which we lost so many artists and cultural icons, my family and I suffered personal losses as well. We lost my father-in-law in October. It’s […]

3 Goals for (Some) Parents in 2014

I’m not great with goals. The concept was introduced to me later in life than was ideal, and I still haven’t quite figured out how to get stuff done. Also I’m pretty busy with momstuff these days and that dictates how most of my time is spent. Because I figured other parents might have the […]

I’m Candy and I Know it.

I am soooo out of the loop with all the new music the kids are listening to these days, but was recently introduced to “Sexy and I Know it” by LMFAO. My friend said that because her son is too young to sing (or know) the word “sexy”, she has him put his name in […]

Five resolutions I should have (and one that I actually do).

I simultaneously love and hate the end of the year. I love the idea of a new beginning – the hope that comes along with starting a new year. It’s a warm & fuzzy feeling. But I hate the concept of making a resolution for the new year. Actually, I hate the idea of committing […]


Holy crap. It’s December. Where did 2011 go??? This creates A LOT of problems for me. Not only is it nearly Christmas, for which I am completely unprepared, but it is nearly New Year’s Day, for which I am equally unprepared. This means resolutions, people! Not only do I need to *make* resolutions, but I […]