Surviving the Parental Grind with Naughty Jokes

A confession: my favorite part of spring is cheeky jokes about Mr. Solid. C’mon, admit it: you stifle a laugh every time you see an Allan’s Mr. Solid Milk Chocolate Bunny on store shelves. Double entrendre jokes about Mr. Solid provide the Hubster and me with weeks of entertainment to get us through the last …

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The Best Tool in a Working Mom’s Arsenal: Post-It Notes

A strange realization hit me as I looked at the desk in my home office recently. My life as a working mother is dependent on Post-it® notes. Put chicken in crockpot. Pick up at band 4 p.m. Fill in hot lunch order.  These bright sticky notes are literally strewn all over my desk. I shudder …

Losing my Cool

I’ve hit a depressing mothering milestone. I am no longer cool. Not that I was ever really cool in the first place because, after all, I have admitted publicly that I listen to a Kenny Rogers’ Greatest Hits CD (yes, I still own CDs) in my car. But recently, I completely lost the tiny semblance …