Tag Archives: love

A Happy Heart

You know how every once in a while, you have one of those parenting moments which you wish you could just freeze-frame forever?  They can be few and far between, but that’s probably what makes ‘em so darn special.  Well, … Continue reading

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My Lil’ Ladies Man

So my son informed me last night that he’s got himself a new girlfriend.  And I have to be honest with you, I was a little shocked.  Since almost day one of first grade, he’s claimed only one girl in … Continue reading

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Mother's Day Recap

I wish every day could be Mother’s Day so my kids would behave and give me cute drawings that tell me they love me all day long. They were literally bursting at the seams to FINALLY be able to give … Continue reading

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Helpless

     I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again — cancer is a son of a bitch. Far too many people are affected by this monster of a beast.  The number of victims that fall prey to this … Continue reading

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Hot For Teacher

           I’m not sure how many of you know this, but pre-kids, I used to be a teacher.  More specifically, I used to be a junior high teacher. So, if you think back for a couple of … Continue reading

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The Bumpit, The Snuggies & A Crazy Little Thing Called Love

The following story is a collaboration betweenhttp://www.whyisdaddycrying.com and me.  He is a hilarious writer, proud papa, and fellow Chicagoan that I’ve come to know through Twitter.  He makes me laugh multiple times every single day by the insanely witty things … Continue reading

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Ok??!!

           Even though I’m usually ready to scream bloody murder and pull every strand of my hair out one by freaking one at the end of the day, I really do love tucking my kids into bed … Continue reading

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Kumbaya's Way More Fun With Wine

     Last night, my husband and the kids and I rode our bikes over to watch a little outdoor kids’ concert on the lawn of our library. Families were encouraged to bring over a blanket and a picnic dinner … Continue reading

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Mommy Trumps Daddy

           You would think as much as my kids are with me, that they’d pass on any extra opportunities to tag along with me.  However, it turns out to be quite the opposite.  If they ever have … Continue reading

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I Need A Pause Button

Sometimes I just want to freeze time and put my kids in a bubble (of course I’m referring to the times when they are super-sweet and cuddly, not the times when they’re hell on wheels and I want to beat … Continue reading

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