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Sarah Braesch lives in the D.C. metro area with her husband, boy/girl twins and two very loud cats. Sarah blogs at Sarah and the Goon Squad, Draft Day Suit and various other places. Her confessional blog, Sarah and the Goon Squad, documents the everyday life of raising a family in a way that is both empathetic and hysterical.

Stress Free Holiday Travel

Stress Free Holiday Travel

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.

Great Group Gifts For Grandparents

Great Group Gifts For Grandparents

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

Stress Free Holiday Shopping With Kids

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 »

9 Movie Locations to Visit in Washington DC

9 Movie Locations to Visit in Washington DC

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.

Who is Your Favorite TV Mom?

Who is Your Favorite TV Mom?

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 »

Things I Could Live Without – But I’d Rather Not

Things I Could Live Without – But I’d Rather Not

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 »

Freak on a Leash

Freak on a Leash

Somebody asked me today if I would put my toddler on a leash. You’re damn right I would.

7 Ways I Know That I Am Mom Enough

7 Ways I Know That I Am Mom Enough

“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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