Where Does the Time Go?

Time management has never been my strong suit. I begin most days well-intentioned, with big plans to DO THIS and DO THAT, which mostly degenerates into watching videos on Facebook and taking quizzes to determine who was Rory’s best boyfriend on the Gilmore Girls. So I was really struck by a recent piece in The NewRead more…

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Yes, Please (Part 2)

To be filed under “Everyone’s a Comedian.” Also: “Just say ‘Yes.’” My 12yo son and I went to Trader Joe’s yesterday to stock up on English muffins and frozen strawberries. A weekly event. As we scurried through the hot parking lot toward the icy interior of the store, a woman I had noticed as IRead more…

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My Hong Kong Trip, Part 2

  When we last left this blogger, she had staggered off a 16-hour flight, spit out an expletive and proceeded to tour Hong Kong with her expat neighbors along with her two youngest children. The China trip had always seemed so far away because we booked it so far in advance. I am usually pretty last-minute andRead more…

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Come Join: ‘Moms Out Loud’ Oct. 23

A Night for the Lunch Maker, the Booboo Healer, the Algebra Tutor … Join Amy Byrnes of “A” My Name is Amy and Teicia Gaupp of JerseyMomsBlog & Cristie Ritz King of JerseyMomsBlog and Reinvention Girl October 23rd @7pm River Road Books, 759 River Rd., Fair Haven, NJ Tickets: $10 (includes wine and light snacks)Read more…

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How to Waste Time on the Internet

If I was good at keeping track of things, which we’ve already determined is not the case, I would probably find that I spend more time trolling Facebook each day than I do actually parenting any of my four children. I fall down so many Internet rabbit holes — clicking on headlines like, “15 ThingsRead more…

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