Tonight I took Colt, who is seven, to his baseball tryouts. In my rush to get out the door, I forgot to grab his glove. When we got to the field Colt realized he was the only one not to have his own glove. “I don’t have my glove mama,” he said. “No worries sweetie, […]
Are you with me?
A Guest Post by Kristen Brakeman Since I became a parent almost sixteen years ago, I’ve worked hard to avoid becoming the un-hip suburban mom stereotype: I’ve stayed in touch with popular culture, resisted the lure of sweatpants and mom jeans, and made my best effort to refrain from being generally “embarrassing.” But I realized recently, […]
Last week J and I were at Slaters 50/50 for the unveiling of their new menu, which included a Frito Burger, Fried Macaroni Balls, Buffalo Mac-n-Cheese, a Pop Rocks Vanilla Milk Shake and on and on and delicious face stuffing on. One after the next they delivered a signature cocktail to our table to sample […]
I was in Vegas this past weekend attending Bloggy Boot Camp. I spoke on Saturday afternoon about the basics of blogging. Saturday evening many of us met for a drink. I went to the bar and ordered a double shot Patron margarita (don’t judge they poor lightly) for myself and was pleasantly surprised by the […]
For humor’s sake.
Recently my teenagers have taken to hanging up on me when they don’t like my answers. A conversation might go like this: Them: Hey mom, can I go to a party with a bunch of naked women and stay out until 1:00 in the morning? Me: That would be a definitive, NO. Them: But, all […]
This summer we took a family trip to the east coast. After watching the Harvard baseball team do their version of Call Me Maybe I decided we should do our own family version. Not because I thought we would get millions of hits, just for some good old family fun. As life goes with teens, […]