Archive | September, 2008

30 September 2008 ~ 2 Comments

Event Puts Dads & Kids in "The Jungle"

I think I’ve found the perfect event for Greater Cincinnati Dads looking to get out with their kids – it involves football, Paul Brown Stadium and NFL players! It’s the “All Pro Dad Father & Kids Experience” at Paul Brown Stadium on Saturday, October 4 from 2.m. – 5p.m.. The event features Pro Football Hall [...]

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27 September 2008 ~ 17 Comments

Parenting Scenario – What would you do?

Parenting Scenario – What would you do?

Today I overheard the following conversation while I was at the park. I’m curious as to how you all would have handled the situation. Here’s what happened: A Dad arrives at the park with two children. Child #1, we’ll call him Brad, has a skateboard and Child #2, we’ll call him Scott, has a scooter. [...]

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26 September 2008 ~ 5 Comments

Please Love Trees

Please Love Trees

This week SM has been learning about the environment at school. As part of the lesson he was to create an art poster on the topic at home. While arts are crafts are something I like doing, I’ve had a crazy week with post work meetings, etc. so my Mom graciously stepped in and helped [...]

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23 September 2008 ~ 7 Comments

Amazing People

Amazing People

I wanted to take a moment to talk about Twitter and why I think it is such an amazing place. That’s right, it’s a place. It’s not just a social media application, it’s a community. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had a question or an issue, thrown it out on Twitter and [...]

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23 September 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Giveaway Round Up!

A quick round up of some of the cool giveaways going on this week on the blogosphere!Mommy Bits Reviews: Looking forward to MGM’s new children’s movie, Igor? Win a copy of the IGOR children’s book. The Present Professor: Win a Limited Ed 25th Anniversary Cabbage Patch Kid, box signed by Xavier Roberts. Details are here. [...]

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23 September 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Contests & Giveaways

Just posted a round up of current contests and giveaways I’ve found at Mommy Bits Reviews.

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21 September 2008 ~ 1 Comment

Guest Post ~ National Women’s Friendship Day

Guest blog by Debba Haupert, Girlfriendology.com Sept. 21st, 2008, marks the 10th celebration of National Women’s Friendship Day (NWFD). The celebration day was created in 1999 by the Kappa Delta sorority to remind us to appreciate and celebrate our friendships. NWFD is a great ‘excuse’ to get the girls together and have some fun. While [...]

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17 September 2008 ~ 9 Comments

Our House Just Doesn’t Feel the Same

Our House Just Doesn’t Feel the Same

This weekend something terrible happened. Our goldfish, Dorothy, passed away. It was awful. She’d been fine all day and was OK before the boys and I ran out to do errands. We came home 4 hours later and she was gone. Dorothy had been with our family for almost 3 years. The boys LOVED her. [...]

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16 September 2008 ~ 0 Comments

What Do You Get When You Pair John Cusack, Steve Buscemi, Jennifer Coolidge and Christian Slater??

What Do You Get When You Pair John Cusack, Steve Buscemi, Jennifer Coolidge and Christian Slater??

UPDATE: We have winners! Congrats to Andi from udandi & the craft of money and Annabelle from Christian Mommy!!! There is a new kids movie opening this weekend – Sept. 19 – that I can’t wait to see. It’s called Igor. If you know me, you know I get excited when a new kids film [...]

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15 September 2008 ~ 1 Comment

New Giveaway for Kids!

New Giveaway for Kids!

I’m giving away 2 IGOR books at Mommy Bits Reviews!

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13 September 2008 ~ 8 Comments

Sometimes it’s About the "Packaging"

If there is one thing that I am passionate about it is reading with the boys. We read books just about everyday. Now that SM is reading on his own, I have been trying to get him to read more to his little brother. It’s good for him to get the practice and it’s good [...]

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13 September 2008 ~ 1 Comment

You Should Read This, Really, It’s Important

From My friend at Nola Notes regarding the after effects of Gustav: Not a Big Enough StorySep 7th, 2008 by Nola Gustav is already old news. It’s over and caused no harm. That’s what the news would suggest, no? Well, that is not true. And the frustration of media ignoring the very real damage that [...]

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12 September 2008 ~ 0 Comments

New Hasbro Game Teaches Sharing

New Hasbro Game Teaches Sharing

If you have more than one child you know that game time can often lead to arguments. Who gets to be the red piece, who gets to go first, who gets to roll the dice or draw the first card. It can be a real headache!! When MomCentral and Hasbro asked me if I wanted [...]

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10 September 2008 ~ 9 Comments

It’s Not Me, It’s You.

Tonight I had the pleasure of hanging out with some of Cincinnati’s finest bloggers at the Everyone’s Famous! Blogger Bash, hosted by 5chw4r7z (Bob) at the AVS Art Gallery on 4th. I loved every minute of it. It was great being in a room with people saying things like, “I’m Twitpic’ ing us” or “I’m [...]

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08 September 2008 ~ 5 Comments

A Milestone

As you know, for the past few weeks I’ve been working with six other ladies to lose weight. Well this week I hit a milestone, but I’m not going to tell you about it here. You’ll have to click here! It’s worth it… trust me, you’ll be proud.

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