Tips for Having Fun on Twitter

Tips for Having Fun on Twitter

There’s no doubt about it. Twitter is my favorite social media platform. To me, Twitter is easy. There are no images to deal with. No waiting around for likes or shares. No figuring out what the heck I’m supposed to be +1’ing or hanging out with on Google+. Twitter is just me and some words. [Read More]

Our Visit to American Girl Place

American Girl doll place shopping

What do you do when it’s Winter Break, you live in frigid Michigan, and you have an eight-year-old daughter in love with American Girl dolls? Why, you travel to American Girl Place in Chicago, of course! Which is what the EBM family did a couple weeks ago. Many of you recall that I also have [Read More]

Memorable Mom Moments

Memorable Mom Moments

Terrific. Great. Just a couple words that describe how I feel this week about getting back into our family’s routine of school and work. Don’t get me wrong, the holidays were wonderful and I felt like we enjoyed a much-needed break. That said, by New Year’s we were starting to climb the walls and fight [Read More]

What I CAN Do

What I Can Do

I have a background in Early Childhood Education. One of the best things I learned while doing my studies, and then teaching in daycare centers, was how to reframe a negative into a positive. For example, when I was little, our teachers used to tell us, “Don’t run in the hall.” Today, though, you’ll hear [Read More]

Mommy Reality Challenge – Breaking Bads

Happy New Year Break Your Bad

I’m excited to be co-hosting the Mommy Reality Challenge for the next two weeks. It’s a casual, awesome, REAL group of moms who tell it like it is – no Pinterest or Facebook Super Divas here! My thanks to Jen at Jenerally Informed and Celeste at Leapfrog and Lipgloss for letting me co-host. Read on to [Read More]

The Best Birthday Party Game for Kids

The Best Birthday Party Game for Kids

My daughter is blessed with a December birthday, which means that I’m usually planning her birthday party along with all the holiday rush. I’ve thrown home parties and “destination” parties and one constant remains: There is one game that is hands-down the best birthday party game for kids. It’s simple. It’s free. There is nothing [Read More]