Getting Your Kids to Ride Roller Coasters and Make Good Life Choices

I'm often asked how I get my very young kids to ride roller coasters. When Lucy was literally 3 years old, she was tall enough for Space Mountain...and LOVED it.  Loved.  (Honestly, I think back to … [Read more...]

Epilepsy Day at Disneyland

  This morning was the first time in almost two weeks that I've sat down at an actual computer (versus the casual scrolling from my phone). So I'm behind and I'm ahead in other ways.  It is … [Read more...]

Traditions: Picking and Choosing

Disclosure: I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for The Motherhood on behalf of the makers of Children’s MOTRIN® and received compensation to thank me for taking the time … [Read more...]

Caring For Your Daughter’s Curly Hair

"Such pretty curly hair!  Just like your mama!" I still jump back in surprise when I hear that.  They're right, of course. I too, have long, curly hair.  Our curls almost identical, only that … [Read more...]

Mornings, Strange Feelings, and the Disneyland Hotel

  I wrote a post the other day about how blogging has changed dramatically and QUICKLY. And you guys were so incredible and kind in your response. And you made it pretty clear that you … [Read more...]

The Evolution of Blogging complete with Pumpkin Pictures

Blogging is weird. Still a fairly new medium, particularly when you compare it to other forms of entertainment like television and newspapers. The rules are constantly changing.  Ebbing and … [Read more...]

Why I Disliked Mom’s Night Out {gasp!}

It seems as though my Facebook feed has been gushing about how great and funny and heartwarming and [insert positive comment here] about the movie Mom's Night Out is for weeks (months?) now.  In fact, … [Read more...]

Sunday Smiles

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