Category Archives: Quirky Mama

Social Media Buzz on December 17, 1773

Social Media Buzz on December 17, 1773

Across social media… “OMG. They threw TEA IN THE WATER. SO DISRESPECTFUL!!!!”   “This is so offensive to those who gave their lives to settle this land.”   “It’s so violent. Typical colonists. ”   “I agree with what they’re saying, but I wish they had chosen a different way to say it.”   “Don’t… [more]

A Year Ago Today

A Year Ago Today

A year ago today, we waited, quietly, for news. A year ago today, we went out for dinner and tried to pretend that everything was normal. A year ago today we sat, one of only two families left in the Children’s Hospital waiting room. A year ago today, LadyBug had kidney surgery, and we were… [more]

Holiday Show and Concert Fail

Holiday Show and Concert Fail

Last week was a bit crazy. In a two-day span of time, the kids had their holiday circus show (yes, they take circus class – silks, static trapeze, tightrope, juggling, clowning, acrobatics, etc.), LadyBug had a doctor appointment, and then she had her winter concert at school. We took the kids out to dinner with… [more]

It’s Beginning to Look Twice as Much Like Christmas…

It’s Beginning to Look Twice as Much Like Christmas…

  One of the joys and challenges of being in a new home at the holidays is that you have a whole new space to decorate. It’s one of my favorite times of the year, so even as we were house hunting, I had an eye on how each home would look at Christmas. I… [more]

When Being Unstoppable Requires a Team

When Being Unstoppable Requires a Team

I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for The Motherhood on behalf of the makers of Children’s MOTRIN® and received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. All opinions expressed are my own. When I first started working with the Children’s MOTRIN #UnstoppableMoms campaign in the… [more]

Tips for an Unstoppable Holiday Season

Tips for an Unstoppable Holiday Season

I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for The Motherhood on behalf of the makers of Children’s MOTRIN® and received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. All opinions expressed are my own. The winter holidays are my favorite time of year. I specifically love Christmas,… [more]

Happy Birthday to My Game Changer

Happy Birthday to My Game Changer

Bug turned 9 last week. I think this picture speaks volumes about him. He’s a joyous kid who loves new experiences, learning, and exploring the world. He’s my partner in crime, always up for whatever crazy scheme I come up with (as long as it doesn’t involve heights!). October was also my 10th wedding anniversary.… [more]

Moms, Share Your Tips for Being Unstoppable

I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for The Motherhood on behalf of the makers of Children’s MOTRIN® and received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. All opinions expressed are my own. We are almost three weeks into the school year and even though I still… [more]