Category Archives: Quirky Mama

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]

Sharing My #DisneySide with the Girl Scouts

Sharing My #DisneySide with the Girl Scouts

If you’re a regular reader, you know that I’m a Disney fan. When I first heard of the #DisneySide promotion, I laughed and said, “I don’t have a Disney side. I’m Disney through and through.” If most of our belongings weren’t still in boxes, I’d show you how Disney runs through our house… Winnie the… [more]