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Bring Your Kids Art to Life With Crayola Colour Alive

We are crawling into the last few days of Spring Break here and while I have been still working at my part-time job, my mom has been truly tested by keeping the three kids occupied and alive while I am gone.  Crayola has once again stepped into the fray and entertained them for a few hours inside the house and out. I love that Crayola doesn't go crazy with the gendering of their stuff.  Instead you get a 'selection' of things to draw or … [Read More...]

Adam at 13

I Kept Him Alive Now for 13 Years

When people tell you having kids doesn't change you, they are dead wrong.  The moment, back in 2002 that we walked back into our apartment with this living extra piece of luggage that we had not left with, our lives were changed forever.  Not just our lives...but us. Who we fundamentally we were as human beings.   Even my mom.  Becoming a grandmother, shook her to her core.  Caring for her grandson and then next two became all encompassing … [Read More...]

Ever After High on Netflix

The Healing Magic of Netflix

The plague stampeded into House Crunch and basically squashed everyone flat.  Tara was the first fall, and we all consider her patient zero, though I had already suffered a horrid flu a couple of weeks earlier. SHE brought the cough.....the hacking cough and fever that would NOT go away. Dad and older brother quickly succumbed.  I got the cough too, but with nobody to cover me at work, had to suffer through a week of misery.   We are all still … [Read More...]

Adam at 13

I Kept Him Alive Now for 13 Years

When people tell you having kids doesn't change you, they are dead wrong.  The moment, back in 2002 that we walked back into our apartment with this living extra piece of luggage that we had not left with, our lives were changed forever.  Not just our lives...but us. Who we fundamentally we were as human beings.   Even my mom.  Becoming a grandmother, shook her to her core.  Caring for her grandson and then next two became all encompassing … [Read More...]

Ever After High on Netflix

The Healing Magic of Netflix

The plague stampeded into House Crunch and basically squashed everyone flat.  Tara was the first fall, and we all consider her patient zero, though I had already suffered a horrid flu a couple of weeks earlier. SHE brought the cough.....the hacking cough and fever that would NOT go away. Dad and older brother quickly succumbed.  I got the cough too, but with nobody to cover me at work, had to suffer through a week of misery.   We are all still … [Read More...]

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Working Girl 1988.  No it hasn't been THAT long but almost.

Working Girl. Again

I haven't said too much online (didn't want to jinx it), but when I said before that I wanted 2015 to be the year of change, I meant it.  I have been feeling … [Read More...]

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Fighting Flu Season & Boosting Your Immune System with Bryce Wylde

The flu/cold swept through this house last week.  Tara was patient zero.  She was feeling it on Halloween but was bound and determined to make it through all … [Read More...]

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Adam at 13

I Kept Him Alive Now for 13 Years

When people tell you having kids doesn't change you, they are dead wrong.  The moment, back in 2002 that we walked back into our apartment with this living extra piece of luggage that we had not left with, our … [Read More...]

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First’s and Last’s

So. Today was a first for me. I actually volunteered to help at the school sports day instead of just standing watching my kids total lack of athleticism in awe.  It was a beautiful day and the event has … [Read More...]

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Police State for Parents

Myself, another mom and nanny of classmates of Tara were more than happy to let the kids run wild after school the other day. The weather was glorious and I didn't have to be anywhere.  Our school is blessed … [Read More...]