Category Archives: Me Time


October 18, 2016 | No comments yet

Finding Our Children’s Talents

in Humor, Me Time

Must be all that training my kids have given me in hunting for lost toys. –Carissa Howard, Shopping for Time

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October 10, 2016 | 1 comment

My Worst Beauty Fail

in Humor, Me Time

My Worst Beauty Fail I’ve tried to one of those glamorous mothers. Like the ones that can wear high heels and trendy clothes to outings with the kids. The ones who have their hair and make-up always perfect. More accurately,…

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October 10, 2016 | No comments yet

Words to Live By

in Me Time

  I spent much of yesterday digging through my old photo albums. I found many gems, but it’s a sad story as to why. My friend from high school, who served two tours of duty in Iraq, a decorated Army…

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October 5, 2016 | No comments yet

On Pittsburgh Moms Blog

in Me Time

Here’s my official introduction on Pittsburgh Moms Blog. What is your favorite thing to do in Pittsburgh? Eat at all our fabulous restaurants with my husband on date night. After coming back to Pittsburgh from six years in Los Angeles,…

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September 28, 2016 | 2 comments

9 Moms to Befriend this Fall

in Humor, Me Time

I switched my son from a private kindergarten to our district’s public school for first grade this year. My daughter’s in a new preschool classroom and new dance studio. As my kids adjust to the Fall and all their new…

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September 19, 2016 | No comments yet

Mothers’ Bill of Rights

in Me Time

Despite being a former litigator, raising my two children has been the most challenging and most fulfilling job I’ve ever done. Most of the day, seven days a week, my kids come first, and rightfully so. I’m their mom and at…

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September 12, 2016 | 1 comment

I’m Now a Contributor on Pittsburgh Moms Blog

in Me Time

Hello Friends, Just a quick update on me. I’m now writing for a great site, Pittsburgh Moms Blog. I will continue to write on Shopping for Time, on the Huffington Post, and for Chocolates & Chaos. I sure love all…

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September 11, 2016 | 1 comment

Happy Grandparents Day

in Holiday/Seasonal, Me Time

I’m happy to be featured on Pittsburgh Moms Blog today for grandparents day: “For my Irish in-laws, thank you for all your efforts to see my kids. You don’t get to see them as often as you’d like, but when…

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September 9, 2016 | No comments yet

Mom Thoughts #momlife #momproblems

in Humor, Me Time, Parenting Advice

Looking for reader input again. Here are some mom thoughts that I had today. For moms everywhere, just getting shit done. Top Ten Mom Thoughts: “I laughed so hard, I peed a little,” said no man ever. “Do these jeans…

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September 5, 2016 | No comments yet

What’s the Most Outlandish Thing You’ve Told Your Children?

in Humor, Kid Time, Me Time, Parenting Advice

Tonight, while I was putting my kids to bed, I told them that sometimes, late at night, I get hungry and I eat a midnight snack. I told them that sometimes I come into their rooms when they sleep and…

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