FINALLY! We’re leaving for vacation. With me starting a new job earlier this year and my husband deep into a major work project, we almost missed out on our usual week at the beach…almost. Managing to squeeze one week in before school starts again was a major feat, but we did it! To get us… Read More Summer Playlist – The 12 Best Songs for the Beach Bound
We all have our “moments of doubt and pain.” I have found that music can lift my spirits like nothing else — enough to make it through the day, and sometimes the week, until the crisis passes or higher authorities are summoned. Even if you feel as though “no pill’s gonna cure my ill,” I’m… Read More Musical Prozac
I loooove Christmas music. My holiday CD collection (yes, I still own CDs) is on heavy rotation right after Thanksgiving and throughout the entire month of December. There’s nothing that takes me back to my childhood faster than Perry Como, Nat King Cole, or Bing Crosby crooning a holiday tune. But my collection includes more… Read More New Tunes for Your Christmas Playlist
We’re getting to the time of year where kids get sick and have to stay home from school feeling yucky. Here is my cinematic recipe for health and comfort. Don’t forget the chicken soup. Little Kids: Annie, Oliver, Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music. Why: Kids love movies starring kids. These are not too scary… Read More Prescription for Cold Weather Sick Days
The other day my son, “A”, came home from a friend’s house and told me that he and his pal had found “the funniest thing ever” on YouTube. Uh-oh. Just the words, YouTube, have the power to strike fear into the hearts of moms of innocent children, but we had recently discussed the types of… Read More A Duck, A Bear and A Little Pea
Last night as I was walking around my neighborhood with Lills in my new Ergo baby carrier (I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!) I realized just how often I sing her songs. I also realized how ridiculous some of my songs are, considering I tend to take random mainstream songs and change the words for her. You know… Read More You Know You’re Guilty! Fess Up!