April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself


Daycare delight

“Daycare is a sad, lonely place for washed up, old toys who have no owners.” – Woody, “Toy Story 3” Every once in a while, I have a conversation with an acquaintance that goes a little something like this. Acquaintance: “Where are your children when you’re working?” Me: “Elliot is in first grade, so he’s […]

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Serious thoughts and silly musings too

Shots were fired at the Federal Building in Wheeling yesterday. Three security guards were injured. Police shot and killed the shooter, a former Wheeling Police officer. My Facebook feed was filled with news stories and commentaries about the incident all yesterday afternoon and evening. And you know what the topic of my blog was going […]

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The big deal about bangs

One of my all-time favorite movies is “Legally Blonde.” I watch it every time it’s on TV. I can’t help myself. There are so many great lines. Some of my favorites: “Whoever said orange was the new pink was seriously disturbed.” “She could use some mascara and some serious highlights, but she’s not completely unfortunate […]

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A gold star and the letter ‘F’

You remember how in the “The kindergarten ship has sailed” blog, I mentioned that I like to ponder my thoughts in my heart before I write about them? Here is a perfect example of why. Written on Monday, March 11 Ever since becoming a second-time mama, as opposed to being the overwhelmed, first-time mama I […]

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