September 8, 2014

It’s Picture Day around these parts. I will be up early to curl DD9’s hair and make sure she is sufficiently primped. How much longer do you think she will want me doing her hair and helping her pick out Continue reading

September 5, 2014

Happy Soccer Saturday! Today is DD’s season opener. I love this time of year.

What are you up to this weekend? Chat away!

September 5, 2014

What’s up?

Here is a pic of my latest obsession. (I know what you all are thinking: Elisa obsessed with exercising — whaatt?)

I go to boot camp every Monday, Tuesday and Friday morning at 6 am. It’s over Continue reading

September 4, 2014

Yesterday we saw the pediatric psychologist who has helped us deal with DD’s anxiety and insomnia. Because DD’s sleep issues are 90 percent improved, we decided to wrap up this series of sessions, with an open invitation to come back Continue reading

August 29, 2014

I did something crazy yesterday: Set my alarm for 4 a.m., woke up my daughter, got us decked out in Disney princess race gear, and drove to an amusement park before dawn so we could run the Disneyland 5K together. Continue reading

August 29, 2014

What’s up?

I’ve read a lot of incredible analysis about the criminalization of poor mothers in the United States. The inconsistencies in outcome for the parents of the 9-year-old who killed her shooting instructor with an uzi and the mom Continue reading

August 28, 2014

Been thinking about our next vacation plans. Heck, who am I kidding, I am ALWAYS planning our next vacation! We’re pondering Hawaii with the kids, or a weekend on the central coast of California to visit some historic missions (they’re Continue reading

August 27, 2014

What’s up?

Sadly, it’s premature for me to sing “Baby Got Class” as my kids don’t go back to school until the day after Labor Day. Nonetheless, I was all smiles when I saw these parents rapping about their kids Continue reading

August 25, 2014

Did you watch the Emmys last night? What did you think of the winners and losers?

Which TV shows are you hooked on lately? DH and I are finishing up season 2 of Orange is the New Black, and really Continue reading

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