Straight Talk with Invisalign {Sponsored Content}

Me In Braces - The First Time Circa 1992

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post but all thoughts and opinions are my own. As is the awful photo I’m about to share with you. I was horribly awkward as a kid. I’m still awkward but I’ve embraced it and turned it into some form of charm. Back when I was eight though I wasn’t… [Read More...]

Success!

Jackie Boy

Earlier this summer I talked about Jack’s inability to walk at thirteen and then fourteen month and my friend’s, a physical therapist, professional opinion.  I’m proud to say that after almost two months of hard work and practice on Jack’s part and lots of encouragement and patience on our parts he can finally walk! He’s… [Read More...]

My Five Faves On Friday – 08.15.2014 Edition

My Five Faves on Friday 08.15.14

If it’s your first time dropping by the blog on a Friday, My Five Faves on Friday is a series of things I’m obsessing over this week. You can follow my Pinterest board of all my faves and past posts. There’s no theme for the series just whatever catches my fancy. It’s been a great… [Read More...]

Come Fly With Me

This Plane Doesn't Have a Phalange

Tomorrow I’ll be rising at the ass crack of dawn so I can get on a plane bound for Chicago for an extended weekend with my mom and sister. To travel with me is an experience in Type-A and slightly neurotic behavior, especially air travel. In the week leading up to taking a trip, I’m… [Read More...]

Yoga Poses Don’t Talk Back or Why As Parents We Should Be Kinder to Ourselves

Yoga Poses Don't Talk Back or Why As Parents We Should Be Kinder to Ourselves

As I lay on the floor just outside the bathroom while Tim gave the kids a bath last Thursday, I could hear him and Sophia having the same brick wall style conversation I have with her multiple times a day. Tim: Don’t drink the bath water. Sophia: Why? Tim: Because it’s dirty. Sophia: drinks more… [Read More...]