Dear Guns

Dear Guns, It’s not your fault. You’re just a bunch of plastic and metal and powder. How could I be mad at you? You don’t know any better. I’m mad at the people who disrespect you. The people who send…

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Shonah Tovah

It’s Rosh Hashanah. My husband is Jewish. My kids are half Jewish. And I just make the matzo balls. But it’s days like this when I find myself feeling waves of guilt and confusion. Jason and I have yet to…

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Be thoughtful.

A quiet post reflecting on what happened 16 years ago today. I hope people can learn to be more thoughtful. All of the cyber bullying, marching for a cruel purpose, denying anyone the right to be who they are, turning…

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Russian Hackers

My kids are 50% Russian. They also have the codes to our iPhones. You do the math.

Love and Ireland

So, I recently promised to tell a story about me, my dad and a boy in Ireland. Here it is. It was 2000. We were on a family vacation visiting relatives in Ireland. Believe it or not, one of our…

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Working Mom with OCD

It’s hard to be a working mom. I mean, let’s be honest. It’s even harder to be a stay-at-home mom. Ok, and if we’re being really honest, forget the kids. It’s hard to be a woman. Oh, who am I…

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A Blogging Conference

I have been working pretty nutty hours over the past few months. It’s been impossible to keep up with my blog. However, the hard work paid off with an incredible social media campaign that went live on June 21st with…

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Time in the Day

The saying goes, “There isn’t enough time in the day.” Well I say, “There there’s too much time in the day.” 24 hours is a long time. We cram so much into our days. If we had less time, we’d put less…

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Ariana Grande

I’m sorry to so many parents who lost a child in the terror attack yesterday. Some crazy person thought bombing a bunch of teenagers at an Ariana Grande concert would help his cause. But what cause? Heartache? Sadness? Loss? Anxiety?…

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