The First Pet: Our Kids and Their Kitties. #ShedHappens

Nixie shortly after we brought her home, spending time with Milo.

While Milo was officially our first pet as a family, it’s very clear that Nixie is Quincy’s first pet. We don’t let a little mess keep us from having pets.

Halloween Party at Springfree Trampoline, Issaquah!


If you’re in the Seattle area, make sure you head to Springfree Trampoline on Saturday October 31, 2:00 – 3:00pm! Springfree Trampoline in Issaquah will be a FUN, dry, safe place for little ones to trick or treat. Wear your costume and enjoy light snacks and of course treats! There will be a costume contest […]

5 Halloween Safety Tips for Pets

Kitty looking out window.

Don’t miss these 5 Halloween Safety Tips for Pets PLUS be sure to check out the Hairy N Scary photo contest at Albertsons Safeway. You could win a donation for your local animal shelter.

On Motherhood (I wouldn’t change a thing) Plus a Twitter Party + Giveaway

Sebby, my oldest, Halloween 2008

I wouldn’t change a thing about being a mom. Except maybe that I frequent the Poise aisle at Walmart a little more often than I’d like (darn you bladder!), and that my favorite sundresses don’t fit anymore. It’s a small price to pay.

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 […]