Posts by author:

Sara

Take Sound On The Go With Ultimate Ears Boom Speaker

I grew up in the era of the boom box. If you don’t know what that is, it’s that giant portable stereo John Cusack held up in the movie Say Anything. If you’ve never seen Say Anything, you really should. Not just for the boom box scene, but it’s a really great movie. Anyway, teens […]

Read the full article →

Why I Chose Acupuncture For My Daughter

Anytime you see your child limping and favoring one leg you’re concerned. As a parent whose child is rarely ever sick and has never injured herself I was immediately concerned that BabyGirl was hobbling when I picked her up at school. Sure she plays at recess and things can happen. Of course something could have […]

Read the full article →

What To Do In Phoenix and Scottsdale

While the temperatures are well into the 100s, Phoenix, Scottsdale, and the surrounding area is a great place in the summer. Honestly, it’s great all year ’round! From the city-run splash pads and pools to the fun indoor activities, there is something new to do every day! Whether it’s a staycation at one of the […]

Read the full article →

Totally Taken Care Of This Summer With Listerine

Disclosure: I received several products from Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. and The Motherhood as part of my participation in the LISTERINE® “Totally Take Care Of” campaign. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are my own.  Spring and Summer seem to be busier than ever when it comes to family and kids. Between […]

Read the full article →

5 Out Of The Box Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

It’s the first week of May and for many that means Teacher Appreciation Week. It’s a time to let those who spend hours with our children ever week know that we appreciate them. And hopefully, an opportunity for our children to say thank you to the men and women who are trying to make a positive […]

Read the full article →

The Avengers: Age of Ultron Review – Sometimes You Just Want To See Things Blow Up

 Image Courtesy: Marvel Studios Guest Post by CycleGuy who attended the screening as a member of the press!  Hi There!, My lovely wife has decided to let ME talk about The Avengers: Age of Ultron. Sara asked me if I would be interested in attending the screening and was really surprised when I told her yes.  We’ve […]

Read the full article →

Remembering Oklahoma City 20 Years Later

Twenty years ago as I got ready for class, my apartment in Norman, Oklahoma rattled a bit. Definitely an odd experience, but when I turned on the TV there was nothing on the news. I knew something happened but I didn’t know what it was. As I did most days, I called my husband, who […]

Read the full article →

5 Low Tech Tips For Monitoring Your Kid’s High Tech Life

For those of us in our 40s with kids who are on the cusp of becoming teens, when it comes to social media and the online world of teens we are, in some ways, our parents. All those times we said we’d do things differently, and tried really hard not to hear the words of […]

Read the full article →

National Sibling Day for An Only Child

She stopped asking for a brother or sister. It’s been years since she’s said anything, really. But when she was little, every once in awhile BabyGirl would look at me and ask. After a few times I’m sure she knew the answer but she’d ask anyway. Evidently April 10th is National Sibling Day. Most likely […]

Read the full article →

14 Awesome Ways Anyone Can Use Meerkat or Periscope

Live streaming video just came to our phones in the form of Meerkat (currently available only for iOs) and Twitter-owned Periscope (available for iOS and Android). Launched first, Meerkat had its big coming out party at South by Southwest. It was quickly downloaded by celebrities and non-celebrities alike. Periscope followed close behind and has its […]

Read the full article →