Need some tips for stress-free holiday travel? Okay, maybe stress-free is overstating things a bit, but how about making this a little bit less stressful this holiday travel season? Yes, sounds good to me too. Here are a few ideas on how to make holiday travel less stressful.
Why is it always so hard to find a good gift for the grandparents? My parents (you know, my children’s grandparents) are absolutely impossible to shop for. They have everything they need and neither of them are into trinkets or jewelry or perfume or gadgets. Same thing with my in-laws. If you add in the MORE »
Stress free holiday shopping with kids- what? Stop laughing. It could happen. Sort of. How about stress free-er holiday shopping with kids? Will you accept that? It is possible, but it takes work, planning ahead and flexibility. Don’t believe me? Try these things: Shop Early Don’t take your kids to the mall between Thanksgiving and MORE »
Every once in a while two different parts of my blogging life will come together. This was the case when my editors asked if I would be interested in interviewing ESPN on-air reporter Heather Cox. Of course I wanted to interview Heather. Being down on the field during a football game is on my life MORE »
On Wednesday I visited a Washington D.C. landmark I had wanted to see for years. The Exorcist Steps. It got me thinking. These steps could not possibly be the only place where awesome movies were filmed. I mean, this is Washington D.C. We are pretty famous as far as cities go.
I have spent a shocking amount of my life watching television. That is just true. If you wanted to get specific I have actually spent over 100 hours watching “The West Wing” alone. Make that over 200 hours if you are talking about ESPN, and damn near a decade watching MTV. Remember when MTV used MORE »
People always say things like “I could not LIVE without a Starbucks Mocha Peppermint Half Caff Chai Tea.” Okay, they never say that exactly because it sounds revolting, but they say things like that. Earlier today I caught myself thinking that I could not live without live streaming Netflix. Clearly that is crazy talk. I could MORE »
Somebody asked me today if I would put my toddler on a leash. You’re damn right I would.
One of my favorite parts about living in the Washington D.C. area is how many cool things there are to do for free. Yes, free. I know, I am spoiled. I was shocked when we went to New York and I had to pay to get into the Museum of Modern Art. (That wasn’t cheap MORE »
“Are you mom enough?” seems to be the question of the week. The Time Magazine cover this week had all us all listing the ways we aren’t good enough in our minds. Well this Mother’s Day I will tell you that you are mom enough and so am I.
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