MOM PROBLEMS #03122019:

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RAISING MAXIMUS TESLA EDISON Tonight, we had an electrifying experience being parents to an ever-curious, scientifically-fascinated 8 year old. While watching TV in his sister’s room and reading his latest Wimpy Kid installment, Max got the “bright idea” to remove the LED light bulb from his reading lamp, and repeatedly toss a dime. He said […]


Mom Problems #07042018: Mya Scissorhands

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Mya Scissorhands Today, was one of the most creative 4ths I’ve ever had! Kiddos and I spent the day with some friends, while Papi worked. It was calm and nice to hang with adults, while the kiddos played in the pool. We didn’t see a large colorful display, but we drove home through our neighborhood, […]

OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO…IN A BOOK

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End of year teacher thank you’s are something I love to make, but often struggle with during the process. It’s important to me to capture something unique for each of these wonderful people transforming my little minions into enlightened learners. I got to know our school librarians a lot this year, after school, working on […]

MOM PROBLEMS #08022017:

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The Case of the Bad Fairy, File No. 101 Far East EP: BOLO. Please be advised. MC911 has been receiving tips that the notorious “stick figure,” aka Crayola Gang, operating out of the elementary school nearby, might be to blame for a recent round of vandalism. As we speak, officers are scoping the scene for […]

MOM PROBLEMS #08042017:

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Friday’s Case of the “Smurfettes” Have you ever caught yourself saying, “Oh, it’s just a case of the Mondays?” Well, in our house, it’s often “just a case of the __!” (Insert any day of the week, here.) It happened to me, today. The utter chaos that ensues the minute we wake and realize it’s […]

MOM PROBLEMS #06052017

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SEVEN GOING ON THIRTEEN When you ask your newly graduated first grader, what they did on the first morning of summer camp, and you get a VERY DIFFERENT ANSWER from last summer… Mom: Max, what did you do today at summer camp? Did you have any fun, or meet any friends?  Max: I wrote a […]

MOM PROBLEMS #06082017:

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WHEN ADJUSTING TO THE FIRST WEEK OF SUMMER BREAK RESEMBLES 80’S FILMS… Everyone knows classic excuses like “the dog ate my homework,” but how about this one?  “I’m sorry I’m late for my 9:15, but my son is projectile vomiting across the hall in your women’s restroom. I’m also sorry I’m going to be even […]