Still looking for last minute ways to share the holidays with your friends and loved ones? Consider Macy’s Heart of Haiti ornaments. When my family dynamics changed as The Bee and I merged homes with The Librarian, we were so excited to celebrate everything together. However the end of this year found me struggling to […]
Disclaimer: Today’s post is sponsored by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, but my love for their services is all my own! As a pregnant woman, I thought that the bible of parenting was the book “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” but in hindsight I feel like there should be a book called “The Kid […]
Yes, yes. It is that time of year when social media feeds are either filled with people declaring resolutions for the new year, a word of phrase to guide their year or people making the firm decision to not make resolutions. I decided to make resolutions this year.
My grandmother has been in a rehab facility for a few weeks rebuilding strength after a hospital stay and once again I find myself challenging my thoughts on aging. Watching my mom, aunt and uncle, Grandma’s children, trying to make decisions about her is really stressful. I don’t mean to sound like such a drama […]
In which I drank the Kool-aid and yum, it was good. One night I was flipping through the channels and saw an infomercial for Shaun T and Hip Hop Abs. I watched as energetic, midriff baring women giddily shared how Shaun T helped them shape their middle, how they lost weight and how it was […]
I have never really given a thought to the Fourth. Ten years ago I was in the midst of the most horribly epic separation (it’s still a little to raw to speak about but soon). So it was always a throwaway holiday. This year I have something to celebrate, the anniversary of my mom’s new […]
Last week’s Monday Listicle prompt was suggested by Christine who writes the blog, A Fly on Our Chicken Coop Wall. It’s ten traditions remembered from growing up. 1. As the family would head into Jersey for our vacation to Wildwood each year we would be bursting at the seams. As soon as we would see […]