7 Things on a Christmas List From a Midlife Mom

I’ve heard that your body changes every 7 years. So by the time you hit midlife, you’re a whole new person. And that means you want different things than you did in your 30’s – early 40’s. So I put together a list of things most midlife moms would probably want. Feel free to add… Continue reading 7 Things on a Christmas List From a Midlife Mom

Merry Christmas from the Family and We Still Have Leftover Thanksgiving Ham…

The other day on Facebook I saw a meme that says, “This is probably not the year to hang that mistletoe up around the office”. I nearly died. I mean yes it’s terrible what’s happening with all these perverted men doing unspeakable things to women. So to see that meme, made me bust out laughing… Continue reading Merry Christmas from the Family and We Still Have Leftover Thanksgiving Ham…

Thanksgiving Fails and Perfect Family Holidays

This week is Thanksgiving week in case you’ve not been reminded on Facebook by all your friends. Thanksgiving day we will see lots of plates of food on Instagram and families all smiling and happy. Let’s get real Y’all. All of that is mostly fake. Most of the food pictures look gross and/or the same… Continue reading Thanksgiving Fails and Perfect Family Holidays

College Apps, The Common App, FAFSA and other College Prep for Your High School Senior.

First, take a long deep breath. Then stab your finger and pour rubbing alcohol on it or bite the inside of your cheek or tongue while chewing food or run into the bed frame and bruise your shin and try not to cry. This is how you will feel after starting the College Application process.… Continue reading College Apps, The Common App, FAFSA and other College Prep for Your High School Senior.

Go To The Pep Rally!

Last Friday I went to the pep rally. I haven’t been to a high school pep rally since the 80’s. But this was Thing 2’s last Homecoming weekend (being a Senior and all) and I wanted to make sure I experienced it with him. I am so glad I did. I am usually working on… Continue reading Go To The Pep Rally!

Diversity in the Blogosphere. Tell Your Story.

I love to read. Books, blogs, articles, you name it. I love it. The stuff I read can be inspiring, funny, emotional, witty, confusing, scary and angry all in one day. Some days I feel like my head is going to explode from all the content and emotion. There are so many wonderful writers out… Continue reading Diversity in the Blogosphere. Tell Your Story.

Reinventing Yourself In Midlife: Drink More Margaritas!

There comes a time in most everyone’s life where you wonder, “what the hell do I do now?”. The kids are growing up and don’t need me as much, I hate my job, I’m bored with everything, Is God ignoring me?, I want to redecorate my house or move, who am I?, why can’t anyone… Continue reading Reinventing Yourself In Midlife: Drink More Margaritas!