Apps to Keep you Sane this Summer #BetterMoments


This post is part of my partnership with the US Cellular Blogger Brigade Ambassador Program.   In less than two days summer break will officially begin, along with a mild panic attack.   Why?   Because summer is time for planning…   Vacations BBQs Kids Camps Kids Sports More Vacations Pool Parties and More BBQs   It’s a bit stressful trying to fit it all in, and sometimes I need a helping hand.   Of course … [Read more...]

“Lose the Cape: Realities from Busy Modern Moms and Strategies to Survive” Book Review

Mommy Dinner Time

Ah, Motherhood…that elusive term used to describe what it’s like to squeeze a human the size of a watermelon out of your woohoo, and then raise said human to Pinterest perfection.   Ummm, yeah…perhaps the watermelon part is right {or actually in my case it was more like a watermelon, sack of potatoes and a cantalope}, but the Pinterest perfection is completely unattainable.     Not that we as mothers don’t keep trying.   I remember sitting on the … [Read more...]

Scenes: Ironic Silence

This Is My Brave Iowa City

This space has been silent.   I’ve said this phrase so many times, but this time it’s true. My last post was in April – that’s a long time for me to stay quiet. Anyone that knows me knows I’m a talker, a maker of words and a storyteller.   I’m sure to the naked eye it appeared as though I had abandoned this space because there was nothing going on – that life had finally gotten boring.   On the contrary life had become loud.   So loud it was hard to … [Read more...]


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