I remember vividly the day I uttered those infamous words... "I will never become my mother!"  Some things my mom did seemed so odd, over-protective, and sometimes just downright gross.   Where on earth did she come up with this stuff? ...
"Oh, is your husband babysitting tonight?" "Is he watching the kids for you?" "Does he like babysitting on the weekends?" I know most people do not mean any harm when asking these questions, however, using the term "babysitting" when referring to my husband...
Hi, how’s it going? I’m so glad you reached out the other day to check in. It has been awhile, hasn’t it? Two years since we’ve hung out – wow, how the time passes. We have so much to catch...
There are videos of me at a very young age, asking why “that man” was in our home. That man is my father. You see, when you grow up and someone is hardly around, its hard to remember that they hold...
I’m not going to lie; there were times growing up that I envied my friends with large families around the holidays. They told these crazy stories about everyone coming in town, all of the celebrations they had, and staying...
It was our first night out in 2 months. I had been home-bound with a sick toddler for 4 days and I was very much looking forward to some adult company and conversation. He had a rough few weeks...
This presidential election has been a doozy. On one hand, I think it’s great that there is so much interest in elections. Those elected into public office serve a very important role and make decisions every day that impact...
Hey, dads! I know, I know. It's not the Cedar Rapids Dads Blog, but hear me out. It’s Valentine’s day today. You might not have gotten anything for your wife or significant other yet, but no big deal. You’ll pick up...
Sometimes there's this thing that creeps into our marriage. And our parenting. It's not pretty. But, please tell me we aren't the only ones. It's kind of difficult to explain, but I think it's a cross between a subconscious (alright, sometimes conscious)...
My husband is a police officer. He is brave and scared; he is authoritative and kind. I am a police wife. I am understanding and protective; I am compassionate and concerned. We are a police family. We are flexible and unusual;...
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Looking for a place for your child(ren) to burn off some energy? We've compiled a list of the Top 10 Indoor Play Areas in...