As a blogger, I know how important my child's safety is in this online world.  However, what can a parent do to protect their kids online as well as off?  It's scary that your kids "friends" aren't just the kids hanging out in your family room - they're also the hundreds of contacts on their online "friend" and "buddy" lists. Did you know that more than 50 … [Read more...]

10 Drugs NOT To Take Before Driving

This video is not only true but extremely funny (well, I think it is at least). It's in German (I think), but you don't even need to know that to get the point. (For those of you wondering, alle zusammen means all together I think). 10 Drugs NOT To Take Before Driving … [Read more...]

Goodbye Parking, Hello Car Service

With the drugs that I am pumped up with now due to my face infection (see prior post), I can definitely use a car service today. I literally feel like a Mack truck has run me over. It is definitely difficult to manage two kids when all you want to do is climb back into bed. Madison has a play date for today, and if there was a local car service, I would … [Read more...]

Heath Ledger Update

I don't normally write too much about celebrities on here.  However, I was interested in the Health Ledger autopsy results.  It is so sad to see someone with so much potential die young.  I watched The Patriot the other night and got all teary eyed when I saw him. "Mr. Heath Ledger died as the result of acute intoxication by the combined effects of … [Read more...]

Data Done Right With Virgin Mobile!

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Virgin Mobile USA which is one of Sprint’s prepaid brands. I received two Virgin Mobile smartphones to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Nowdays, everyone has a cell phone, and there are so many […]

Sprint Chicago Regional Event #MoveForward #SprintMom

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Sprint. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I recently got to take part in a pretty awesome Sprint event. As a long time (like 10 year!) Sprint customer, I love the […]

10 Things You May Not Know About The Blue Man Group

Bill and I recently attended a Blue Man Group show here in Chicago.  It was one of the few times in my life that I wish we would have brought the kids, because they would have loved the show!  I didn’t know what to expect, and The Blue Men did not disappoint.  I have not […]