It’s hard to believe my six-year-old didn’t go to bed last night until 11 p.m. But it is even harder to accept the fact that she woke us before 7 this morning. “What the hell?” I asked myself, as I rolled over and cracked open one blood-shot eye to look at her. Yes, it’s the […]
I’ve been wanting to get out for night of Christmas shopping at Macy’s since the beginning of December, when Monmouth Mall started a promo giving out gift cards if you show your receipts from the mall’s stores. And I do love free things! It was from December 1st to the 15th. This same 2-week period […]
I am a member of Generation X. As anyone born between 1961 and 1981 knows, change is more the rule than the exception for us. I fit this definition perfectly. After college I decided to move from Wisconsin, where I was born and raised, to get a job in New York City. My parents didn’t […]
Wonderfully, magically, the 5-year old is totally buying the Elf story. For the first 20 minutes of Seymore’s guard duty, she stared at him, convinced he was alive. I couldn’t tell if she was scared or thrilled. Later that evening, she swore she saw him move, perhaps to stretch (sitting for a long time is tiring).
Ok, dude… I mean… fellow moms. It’s the “most wonderful time of the year” right now and radio stations across the country are playing our favorite holiday tunes. My kids and I love to crank-up Lite 106.7 and bust-a-move to Jingle Bells or Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree. Of course they throw in one of those slow […]