addiction, coffee break, distractions, Facebook, screen time, truth

So I deleted my Facebook app. Again.

There was a time when I praised the invention of Facebook. That it helped me reconnect with friends from college and beyond was mind-blowingly-amazing. I was able to rekindle relationships with friends I had deeply missed. And it was truly all thanks to Facebook. During the past ten or so years that I've been on Facebook, my need… Continue reading So I deleted my Facebook app. Again.

children, education, family, houston, mindful parenting, parenting, parenting tips, screen time, second child, suburbs, The Lion King, theatre

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… Continue reading Kids Need Theatre (and grown-ups do too)

distractions, hey look a squirrel, hijinks, imaginary friends, old pop culture references, screen time, shenanigans, silliness, tomfoolery

KLG is my spirit animal

I love me some Kathie Lee. I've been turning on the ol' boob tube in the mornings now that my girls are in school and I find myself adoring Kathie Lee Gifford more and more every time I watch her. Check out this gem from this morning:     Isn't she the best? I know… Continue reading KLG is my spirit animal

family, mom blog, screen time, sponsored, technology

How Simply Prepaid™ from T-Mobile Works for My Family

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ChangingPrepaid #CollectiveBias -- Thank you for supporting the businesses that make this blog possible. I'm a fan of gadgets and doodads. I'm not sure if they make doodads anymore but I know they make gadgets. Except they are… Continue reading How Simply Prepaid™ from T-Mobile Works for My Family