How About Them Apples

The kids saw some TV show where the characters went apple picking, and ever since they’ve been begging us to take them. “We can pick apples and eat them and make pie let’s goooooo!” Our schedules have been so nuts this fall that we didn’t think it would happen. Buuuuut then we remembered that there…

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The Emerald City With My Munchkins

Last year, I took Annie along with me on a work trip to Nintendo Headquarters in Seattle (I’m a member of their parents panel). For this year’s trip to headquarters, I was able to bring both Annie AND James. Based on his obsession with Mario, I knew he would have a blast. Our flight up…

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Surfing Sunday 11.26

Happy Thanksgiving weekend! We’ve had a busy but lovely week and weekend. On Monday, Mike and I flew to Portland, Oregon to appear on two TV shows in support of the Toddler Survival Guide. We were on AM Northwest first, and after a quick break (where Mike and I managed to escape to Screen Door…

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Surfing Sunday 11.19

Happy almost-Thanksgiving! Mike and I have a busy week ahead of us. We’re heading to Portland, Oregon to appear on two shows on Tuesday to promote The Toddler Survival Guide! So if you’re in the area, look for us on AM Northwest and Afternoon Live. After we film, we’re flying back to LA, then packing…

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She Would Be Ten

Madeline’s tenth birthday was on Saturday. Not long after her first birthday, I flipped ahead on the calendar and saw that her tenth birthday was going to be on a Saturday. Perfect for a blowout 10th birthday bash. Instead of planning a party, I withdrew into myself. I’ve been on autopilot for a while, without…

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