The Art of Purposeful Slacking

Confession: I’m not the world’s best homemaker. I wish I were. Sometimes I torture myself by looking through magazines like Better Homes & Gardens or Good Housekeeping. HGTV is a great way to inspire self-flogging. Oh, and let’s not forget …

15 Stages of a FROZEN Obsession

Stage 1Oh my goodness, WHAT AN AMAZING MOVIE!! The strong female characters, OLAF (ha ha!), the gorgeous snow and ice, the TRUE LOVE of a SISTER (sniff sniff), and OH, the MUSIC! It’s just SO GOOD! Yay Disney! Stage 2“Let it gooooo, …

The Scariest Ride at Universal Orlando

For the record, I enjoy a good theme park ride. Truly. I have proof: Flight of the Hippogriff is a zippy little coaster at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Short, but fun. See? Nothing but smiles. Then there’s The Hulk. Awesome …

10 Things that Make Parenting Harder Than it Should Be

Modern-day parenting is, in many ways, so much easier than parenting in the past. (Washing machines, right??) But I think some elements of modern life make parenting more difficult than it should be. 1) PinterestPinterest might be the greatest thing …

10 Things to Consider When Buying Toys for Your Kids

When choosing a toy for your child, you naturally want to consider the toy’s staying power, quality, versatility, and educational value. But here are some other questions you might want to ask yourself before bringing home a new toy for …

KIDZOPHRENIA

Lately I feel like I can’t hold a thought in my head long enough to actually do anything with it. Very annoying for someone who has lots of thoughts. Naturally, I consulted Dr. Internet about my struggles, and while he …

The Pulchritude of Motherhood

I was recently perusing a thesaurus (for jollies, you know) and came across the word “pulchritude.” What a fabulous word to say. Pulchritude. Just rolls around on your tongue all fun and grody-like, doesn’t it? What does it mean, you ask? …