Confession of the day: I am notorious at almost finishing articles. If you’re a parent, you know what I mean. You browse the ‘net and you see an interesting article that you want to read. But as many parents face this all-too-common dilemma, time doesn’t allow you to finish. Rather, your kids don’t allow you to finish. So what do you do? In my case, … Continue reading What no one tells you before you become a parent
Growing up, the holiday season was all about Christmas and religion. Out of all my fondest memories, none involved opening Christmas presents or playing with the latest gadgets and toys — after all, this was the 1980s in a third world country. I didn’t have the luxury, and I didn’t know better. Thus, my experiences with holiday traditions involved going to church, and praying a lot (for … Continue reading This holiday season I’m not feelin’ it
Thanksgiving is almost here. The holiday season is in full swing. A week left until Black Friday. As this infamous day draws near, I thought I should tell you about a recent shopping experience at Macys that might make you think twice about shopping during the holidays. While browsing the store with my husband, I saw a package of Minne Mouse underwear for toddlers. I … Continue reading WARNING: price delusions ahead!!!!!
This past year I’ve had the pleasure of being this little guy’s mom. I’m not going to deny that there were some hard moments. There always is, when you’re a parent. If I can sum up the first year of this guy’s life, I’d say it was eventful, crazy and wonderful, all rolled up in a giant ball of fuzzy yarn. I was tempted to … Continue reading A Heck of a Year
GREETINGS from the land of hibernation (it’s been awhile), where I report to you my biggest status update yet: We went to Disneyland! with two kids! [pant. pant. breathe. deep breaths.] What words can I say to describe our trip? Scary. Tearful. Anxious. Excited. Memorable. And I’ve got the Mickey Mouse ears to prove it. Yes, it was nerve-wracking, but this vacation was much needed, … Continue reading I’m glad we went