Category Archives: My Life

Tinkle, Tinkle, Little Child

The other day I had to take my small, squishy child to the pediatrician for a physical.  Actually, I had to take him in for a weird rash, but because he hadn’t had a physical in two years, they made … Continue reading

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Flattery will get you everywhere

At one point in my life I was a 5th grade teacher.  I really enjoyed being a teacher, and would absolutely love to do it again, but for now I have chosen to stay home and be available to my … Continue reading

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You’ve got a face for radio

As you have probably already realized, I am the mother of a child with Type 1 Diabetes.  Because of this I am fairly active on several message boards and Facebook pages for parents of children with Type 1.  We are … Continue reading

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Baby, you can’t drive my car…

My teen son has reached the age where he is able to get his driver’s permit.  I have some friends who try to delay this process with their teens as much as possible, but with his 6 day a week, … Continue reading

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My Fair Teenager

My two boys fight endlessly.  I’m sure you are shocked by this revelation.  They are six years apart in age, and worlds apart in personality.  Of course, they both are masters at pushing each other’s buttons.  They know exactly what … Continue reading

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Busy little bee

It’s been almost two weeks since I wrote a post.  These damn kids are just sucking the life out of me, always neeeeeeeding me.  Plus with the school year winding down my weeks are back to back meetings, events, activities, … Continue reading

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Gypsies, Tramps, and Thieves

Our day in Florence, Italy, didn’t start off as well as we had planned.  We were scheduled to take a morning tour called Nude and Food with Sam from Florence for Foodies at 9:00 am sharp.  They warned us that our 9:00 … Continue reading

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Aluminum Chef

One of the first things we did in Italy was take an all day cooking class.  And by all day I mean ALL DAY.  Eleven solid hours.  At the end we were exhausted but exhilarated.   Healthy, homemade Italian cooking … Continue reading

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It’s gettin’ hot in heeere…..

We interrupt the regularly scheduled Italy posts to bring you this newsflash: HOLY FUCKING HOT FLASH, BATMAN! Seriously?  How can I be this old?? So, I was at tea with teen daughter yesterday, when all of a sudden I started … Continue reading

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Intro to Italy

It’s time to review our Italian Family Vacation.  Let me preface this with: our vacations are NEVER dull.  They usually contain at least one sick child/trip to the ER, and one major catastrophe.  It has gotten to the point where … Continue reading

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