Forget the calendar and the rain—it’s summer! Yes, by 11:45am today, we’d kissed preschool, kindergarten, and 3rd grade goodbye! Thanks to end-of-year parties, baseball playoffs, and ballet recitals, I’ve been much more of a cheerleader than a writer lately, but I do have a couple things to share. MEET AVERY & AUSTIN A couple of […]
UPDATE: This giveaway is closed. Thank you for your interest in Using Our Words and UrbanSitter! I’ll be honest. When I hear the term “date night” I kind of roll my eyes. But recently, when talking to a friend, I was forced to admit that my snarky response isn’t because I wouldn’t love a fun […]
*UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Many thanks to all who entered!* Tinkering. My boys are experts at it. And, quite honestly, it makes me crazy. All too often I discover a new form of chaos has erupted in my house. I step in honey on the front porch where they were making “potions”. […]
When I first took a deep dive into this crazy world of blogging, I came at it from the brand side. I was working for Yahoo! and I got the amazing opportunity to move out of my comfort zone in the in-house creative team to join the social media team, where I managed an influencer […]
Mom, can I use your computer today? Mom, can I play a game on your phone while we wait? Mom, can you put new batteries in the Leapster? Mom, can we play Wii since it’s raining today?