An Open Letter to Seattle Public Schools

Even my five year old daughter knows what a fair contract is. #SPSstrike #4myteacher

It’s time to do the right thing. It’s time to negotiate a fair contract settlement with Seattle teachers and support professionals.

The aftermath of pregnancy: bladder leakage (and what to do about it)


I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Depend. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” The aftermath of pregnancy: bladder leakage (and what to do about it) Edison is 2 and a half years old, so one would think […]

Back to School with Maryellen Larkin

Alphabet American Girl

Thank you to American Girl for sending Quincy the new BeForever™ character, Maryellen Larkin to celebrate her journey to Kindergarten! Before I even saw a photo of Maryellen Larkin, the latest BeForever™ addition to American Girl, I saw an Instagram photo of her school set. I got really excited because Quincy is starting Kindergarten this […]

Normal is a Laundry Setting.


I cannot begin to tell you the number of times I’ve heard or read someone refer to a child with Autism has not normal or unhealthy. It’s infuriating. It’s insensitive. It’s a lot of things.

Back to School? Get Homework Help Desk!

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This is a sponsored post about Homework Help Desk. When I was in school, if I wanted homework help I had to stay after school or hire a tutor. It wasn’t always practical and sometimes it could be really time consuming just to get a simple answer. Times have certainly changed with school curriculums, expectations […]

Ziploc® brand Makes It Easy to Pack Lunches

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In just under a month, Sebby and Quincy head back to school. For the past two years, I’ve packed Sebby’s lunch for him instead of him buying a lunch at school. Now that Quincy is going to be in kindergarten, I’m developing a system for easy to pack lunches.