Mom In Real Life
Butterfly Whisperer Shares Tips For Raising Monarchs in Minnesota
Here are a few tips that we’ve gathered that might be helpful if you are wanting to raise a monarch this summer!
Rochester Mom Shares Online Shopping Diary – And Amazing Tip That Saves Money & Time!
I find zero joy in grocery shopping and it costs me a zillion dollars to feed the kiddos...and yet, we never seem to have any food in the house - even after I just went to the store. Sound familiar? Well, I found a solution that fits my requirements of a time-saver, convenient, and saves me money!
Tips To Help Kids Who Are Scared Of Fireworks
I was asked earlier today why fireworks trigger anxiety and fear in my kid and that is a hard question to answer...mostly because I’m not the one experiencing it. I do know what I see as a mom and have a few tips to share with other parents that might have a child that isn’t a fan of …
REAL MOMENT: Rochester Mom Raising Teenagers Struggling To Find A “How To” Book
This new phase of motherhood for me is once again coming without a book. There isn’t a countdown anywhere on the web to follow with a week-by-week guide until your child leaves your home. Trust me. I’ve done a lot of Google searching. I've got a tip though to share!
Rochester Kids Received BIG Surprise During Their Baseball Game
Summer nights for my family include sitting at baseball fields all over Rochester cheering on little kiddos as they swing and slide into bases. Last night, the kids had an exciting addition to their game!
5 Reasons Why Half Price Books Needs To Open In Rochester
I always leave this store asking myself, "Why doesn't Rochester have this store?". Here are a few reasons why you should beg this company to open a spot in our town...and a coupon!
RECIPE: Meatball Sub On A Stick
When it comes to meals, I'm always looking for something that is easy and kid-friendly. Some of my amazing co-workers started sharing this recipe on Facebook earlier this week and I could tell, this was one that I needed to try...and share with the world.
Last Minute Gift Ideas That Teachers Really Want
The school year will be done and even with all of the advance warnings, I am in a rush to get last minute gifts for all of the teachers. I needed some ideas so I asked my friends on Facebook - including teachers - and found the most popular gift ideas (and a BIG no-no!).
Search Those “End-Of-School” Backpacks For These Items!
End of school is here and that means we will soon have backpacks coming home full of stuff. Check out this recycling program through Crayola that will take your old, used and even non-working markers and turn them into something good again!
Rochester Mom Describes The Stages She Felt When Called For Jury Duty
Last week I got a letter in the mail. It wasn’t a bill. It wasn’t an ad with coupons for Hy-Vee. It wasn’t the reminder that I need to schedule my dentist appointment. It was the worst mail ever - a summons for jury duty. Because of that white envelope, I went through some s…