What's the best part of the holidays? Having your babies help you in the kitchen! My two-year-old wanted to help me cook and I couldn't find anything for her to do that didn't involve a hot pan, a burning oven, or a sharp knife! I took out the crescent rolls so she could play with the dough and that's when this fun idea came into my head. These little crescent roll … [Read more...] about Message Stuffed (Thankful) Crescent Rolls
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I won’t lie - my family spends a lot of time on the tablet. Since we’ve cut cable, which I blogged about in this article, the tablet has become our primary mechanism of screen time. It’s actually much nicer than the continuously loud blaring TV. Our house is actually quieter with the exception of my boys fighting over toys. With our cable cut, my kids are constantly looking … [Read more...] about Are App Rewards Sending Kids the Wrong Message About Life?
I usually write about parenting because I spend a lot of time doing it. With six crazy kids, parenting is a full-time job. But, like most busy moms there are other things going on in my life and I try to keep positive in those areas as well. My perspective is the only thing I can control and it has been my best survival tool. I thought I’d share a couple of quick … [Read more...] about Two Key Messages for a Good Start to 2015
I'd like to think that I am a relatively sane person, although "insane" has been bandied about every now and again when describing my behavior. However, in the insane/sane production credits last night, insane definitely got top billing. My boyfriend went into the city yesterday, that's New York City yo, for work. He was going to pick up his daughter at her college dorm … [Read more...] about My Victoria’s Secret Text Message Meltdown
The last time you faked sick to get out of an event, did you send a text or make a phone call? It turns out that people are more likely to lie via text message, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia. Researchers from the UBC's Sauder School of Business asked 170 students to perform mock stock transactions in one of four ways: face-to-face, by video, … [Read more...] about People Are More Likely to Lie Via Text Message