Our Favorite Milwaukee Festivals 2017

Summer is so short here in Milwaukee and since we are the City of Festivals, let's plan out the coming months! We've put together a list of some of our favorite festivals for 2017...

The Thing about a Strong Willed Daughter

My daughter has a stronger will than me. That's saying something, really. She knows who she is, what she likes and what she wants. She also knows that she will not do anything she...

10 Reasons Moms Need Group Texts

About a year ago, a close friend moved across the country. She's been home a few times since she moved but even with that, we don't see each other any more than we did...

My Kid is Not an Adult

I realized I was treating my 6-year-old like an adult. I was annoyed at the behaviors I was seeing in her and I wondered why she couldn’t “just do what I say.” It seems so simple,...

On Taking a Break

It happens to be that I do a decent job of doing it all. I work full time, parent, wife and volunteer. I also know I need breaks, but for some reason those breaks come...

A Story of a Thin Girl

I'm thin. I've been thin my whole life. Tall and thin. I'll take it. It's not horrible but it's not always easy either. Many people think being tall and thin equals happiness. I know a ton...

Our Favorite Milwaukee Festivals

Summer is so short here in Milwaukee and we are the City of Festivals, so let's plan out the summer, shall we? These are just a short list of the amazing festivals put on...

Beyond Spotted Cow :: My Five Favorite Wisconsin Beers

Let's talk about beer, shall we? When I first met my husband Frank, I drank nothing but Bud Light. My, how times have changed. Over the years I've become quite the craft beer connoisseur....

How Sick is Too Sick for School?

Today began like any other school/work day. I got up first, begrudgingly wishing it was really Saturday. I woke up Sydney and gave her the iPad and juice before I got in the shower....

Apps I Can’t Live Without

I am constantly on my phone. Not always to fall down the Facebook rabbit hole...however that does happen from time to time. I use my phone to keep life organized, so here are some...