David, the kids and I were at the Virginia Tech/Boise State game on Monday. Great game, although it didn’t turn out the way we wanted. Before the game I had the privilege of spending some time with Bill Milliken. If you didn’t know who Bill was, you probably wouldn’t have thought he was anybody special … Continue reading

Kindergarten Blues?

When my daughter Anna started kindergarten, she walked into her classroom and shooed me (the helicopter parent) away with the statement, “You can go now, Mommy.” She didn’t bat an eye, much less shed a tear. I, however, barely made it to the car before I collapsed into a fit of sobs, pitifully hugging the … Continue reading

Sleep or Sex? That is the question.

I was asked to be a guest writer for the Mama Elan blog and the topic was up to me. Hmmm…what’s something most moms can relate to? Being too exhausted for sex, that’s what! You can read the blog here…you won’t want to miss Stephanie’s bicycle analogy. Trust me. Sara Ellington is the author of … Continue reading

Free books – in your city?

MomsLikeMe.com is hosting The Great Book Giveaway on June 27th from 7-9 pm in 17 cities across the US. All you have to do is log on and chat with other moms about the books that are featured and you could win up to two great books. The Must-Have Mom Manual is one of the … Continue reading

I hope your Mother’s Day was boring.

I’m learning more and more to appreciate boring. To embrace and love boring and not wish it away. When you’re a mom, boring is good. Boring means no one is hurt; no one is in trouble; no one is unaccounted for; no one is in danger. Friday night, just when I least expected it (isn’t … Continue reading

Don’t take it from me…

Take it from Parenting author and expert Susan Heim: The Must-Have Mom Manual is a great book for moms! There’s nothing better than getting a great endorsement from a seasoned mom. Read Susan’s take on The Must-Have Mom  Manual here. She mentions it would be a great gift for Mother’s Day (hint, hint). Check your … Continue reading