Category Archive: family

Perfect-Shmerfect – Is anything in life really perfect outside of baseball?

As I opened Star Tribune this morning… I was reminded that a baseball mound is one of the few places or spaces in this world, where perfection is a possibility. Saturday, April 21st,… Continue reading

Is your child’s school prepared for a severe weather threat?

We’re in the midst of quite an amazing stretch of weather. I can’t remember the last time we had a series of nearly 70 degree days in mid March.  And this record-breaking heat… Continue reading

R-Rated Radio. Do today’s top hits really need to be so raunchy?

Have you listened to the radio lately? When I am driving, the radio is usually on.  And I’m in my car a lot. Let’s face it, when you are a mom to two… Continue reading

Why you should treat every day like New Year’s Day!

2011, please be better than 2011. | Unknown Picture Quotes, Famous Picture Quotes by Unknown. Are you are wishing for a better year ahead? At our house, it would be nice to think… Continue reading

Customer Service 101- What not to say!

Last night was a big night for my son.  We finally got the email from our hockey team’s manager, that the team spirit gear (St. Louis Park embroidered sweatshirts, hats and jackets) had… Continue reading

The Government: Cereal Killers!

I opened up the business section of the paper Sunday and found this article: A battle builds over breakfast | StarTribune.com. The story is about a government effort to kick Lucky the Leprechaun, Captain… Continue reading

Is 16 too young to drive?

A few days ago there was a terrible crash on my street, just yards from my house.  The local CBS affiliate covered the story.   They called it the “Flag Challenge Crash” named… Continue reading

Mom versus the Mosquitos!

Have you ever had mosquitos in your house? I am not one to complain, but it’s horrible. I can’t even relax in my own bed without hearing that buzzing sound in my ear.… Continue reading

How hard is it to cut Gluten from the diet?

Now that I am officially signed up to run my first marathon I thought it would be a good time to be a little more selective about what I put in my mouth.… Continue reading

Your ultimate birthday!

Here we go again. Another year, another birthday.   I think this is the first year I haven’t been really excited about my birthday. And I can say for certain, it’s the first… Continue reading