How to Treat Your Chaperone

How to treat your chaperone, according to tweens!

Those of you who follow my social media channels may recall that I spent 2 days chaperoning my son’s 6th grade field trip to Toronto. My duties entailed riding a humongous motor coach for approximately 12 hours and escorting my group of four kids through one fort, one legislative assembly, one museum, one gigantic tower, [Read More]

The Best Beachy Waves Tutorial

Beachy waves done by the stylist vs. beachy waves I can do myself! As found on

Do you ever go to the salon and get your hair done? Looks great when the stylist does it, right? Then it’s the next day. Suddenly, what the stylist made look *so easy* is impossible to replicate. But, you try. I present below my stylist’s rendition of beachy waves, immediately followed by my rendition of beachy waves: How’s [Read More]

Lose the Cape, Save Your Sanity

Lose the Cape is a practical, easy-to-digest book full of helpful tips and personal stories from moms just like you.

As I took my car into the shop last week for yet another repair, I realized I still had to print out the Brownie permission slip for camping and turn it in with a check later than night. Plus, did I sign my daughter’s homework? I needed to make sure I washed my son’s lacrosse [Read More]

Rejected Reproductive Health Unit Titles

Rejected Reproductive Health Unit Titles in Middle School. These are guaranteed to make you laugh!

The email from my son’s middle school caught my eye. I opened it and read: “You are invited to come preview the lessons and teaching materials for Puberty: The Wonder Years.” Puberty: The Wonder Years? What, is Kevin Arnold narrating the videos about the miraculous changes that happen to your body when Winnie Cooper walks [Read More]

How To Heal Dry Skin Fast (and a giveaway!)

If you suffer from dry skin or cracked heels, the 'Get Ready for Summer Giveaway' is for you! Enter today for your chance to win an iPad Mini, a Skoother Skin Smoother to help cure your cracked heels, or a Margarator giant party blender. With 25 prizes to be won, you don't want to miss out!

This weekend I wore sandals for the first time this spring. My feet were like newborn babies, crying from happiness at being released from the sock womb they’d been kept in all winter! My feet looked about as wrinkly as newborns, too. However, my skin was NOT exactly baby soft. Heck no! My tootsies had plenty [Read More]

I Mustache You Some Questions

I mustache You Some Questions

Normally, if someone told me I had a mustache, I would be offended. However, when the hilarious Kelly L. McKenzie tagged me to play “I Mustache You Some Questions”, I felt honored, not furry-lipped. Kelly asked me 12 questions that I must answer honestly. You’ll see I’ve taken some liberty with the number of answers I give. Whatevs. Then I tag [Read More]