The Lost Art of Letter Writing

Whatever happened to letter writing?  It seems in the last 10 years– with the mainstream of email and cell phones– letter writing has gone by the way side. I’m as guilty as anybody. I used to write long, chatty emails to my friends– especially my best friend in California.  Honestly, I am so busy… people […]

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Messy Kids/Messy House

I grew up in a messy house.  My mom would have rather played with us kids than clean.  I can remember making tent forts, having floor picnics, tea parties, and even playing Pilgrims and Indians on my parents’ bed (the bed was the Mayflower… LOL).  I would rather play with my kids then clean.There, I […]

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Mommy’s Vacation

“It’s 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark… and we’re wearing sunglasses” Mommy was on vacation in Chicago.  Granted, it was for work.  But it was three days with no cartoons, no one opening the shower curtain and no one interrupting me in the […]

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My Kids Are Old School

My kids are so old-school.  I just realized this recently.They watch Scooby Doo, Flintstones, Tom and Jerry.  They have even sat and watched I Love Lucy reruns with me.  Seriously. I have three year olds who watch the stuff I watched growing up… and ask to watch it. It doesn’t stop there.  We have a few games […]

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