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Are Single Parenting Classes a Thing?

Are Single Parenting Classes a Thing?

So…. My husband has been out of town this week in Washington D.C… Now, usually I’m the one traveling for work so when he told me a few weeks back that he was going to be the one gone for 5 days, naturally my competitive 

#Giving Tuesday

  November 29th was the Global Day of Giving. Yes, after you’ve probably spent way too much money on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday (not me, unfortunately, I haven’t started Christmas shopping yet) we now have the┬ákick off of the charitable giving 

Trees…Tinsel… and Three Kids

Trees…Tinsel… and Three Kids

Yesterday we took our annual┬átrip to the Wisconsin Tree Farm to pick out the O’Brien Family Christmas Tree… not to be confused with the Griswold Family Tree. Daniel and I are the perfect mix of picking a tree that has no business being in our 

FRIENDSgiving And A Two Year Old…

Today we are not only celebrating Thanksgiving Day but also a birthday! I can’t believe our caboose is now two years old. This time two years ago I went to my routine checkup at the doctor’s office. Only this time… I didn’t get to leave! 

“Mom…I’m Bored!”

It’s been two days… 48 hours that my two older kids have been out of school, that’s it! I can’t even count how many times I’ve heard, “mom… I’m bored” over the last two days. When I was 8 and 10 I used to spend 

Hostage Negotiating

Hostage Negotiating

Can I get an Amen? Does anyone else ever feel like this? My really good sleeper (child #3) did not get her nap in yesterday and it was torture on all of us. We attempted to take her sleepy self to my older daughter’s basketball 

Things you never knew you had to say…

If you’re a mom like me, I’m sure you can relate to this quote. It’s always the things you never imagined you’d have to say to your kids that will zap your energy… “No, you cannot clean the new flat screen TV with milk!” “Wearing