Down The Drain
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 16:47
There was a lot of crying today at the pediatrician's office.  It wasn't caused by Linus getting his flu shot or Alice's throat culture. Josie flushed one of her favorite toys down the toilet.  I don't usually... Read More


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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 08:57


Friday, September 19, 2014 - 11:04
Three picture frames were piled at the edge of the dining room table. Linus picked up on of the frames and gazed at the sepia print of a small baby. Unsure, he showed me the picture and asked, "Who is that?" My... Read More


Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 13:36
People are naturally drawn to Josie. Her infectious little laugh rings in yours ears and can evoke a smile on even the darkest of days.  With an unsteady gait, she is not as fast as the other kids. Her climbing... Read More

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Celebrating 50 Years of A Charlie Brown Christmas: An Interview With Sally Dryer, the Voice of Violet and Lucy
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 17:18
This year, Peanuts is kicking off a year-long celebration of 50 years of A Charlie Brown Christmas, and I am extremely... Read More


Thanks For The Laughter
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 17:24


Back To School Rule #27
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 10:45


Eighteen Years
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 16:32
Eighteen years ago, a small pink bundle was placed into my arms. Then, I blinked... Good luck to the Class of 2018.  


Butterscotch Blankees
Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 16:16
I know this may sound a bit cliche, but Linus loves his blanket. In fact, he has a closet filled with various sized blankets from the NICU through the toddler years. Now that he is in a toddler bed, I have been... Read More


Scholarship Opportunities For Kids and Teens
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 15:50
Do you think that scholarships opportunities are only for high school seniors? Last year, when Emilie started planning for college, we looked... Read More


An Interview With Jill Schulz
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 09:45
My earliest Christmas memories involve decorating the tree, gingerbread houses, and watching A Charlie Brown Christmas. It is no secret that I grew up loving everything “Charlie Brown.” The first book I... Read More


The Bouqs Company
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 19:38
Fresh flowers really brighten up a room. Depending on the season, my dining room table is often adorned with a vase filled with beautiful roses, calla... Read More


Coconut Dream Milkshake
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 18:09
I learned a lot at Blogger Bash. My ice cream loving kids were happy to know Johnny Rockets taught me that September is National Milkshake Month. In honor of this, Johnny Rockets is sponsoring a create your own... Read More


Johnny Rockets - Middletown, NY
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 10:43
Burgers, and milkshakes, and ketchup smiley faces...oh my! ... Read More


Boogie Board eWriter
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 12:12
Boogie Board eWriters were a big hit this past year among my daughter’s friends. Ultra light (4 oz) and thin (1/8“), they are perfect for kids (and moms) on the go. The Boogie Board is easy for all ages to use... Read More