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 […]

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.