Happy Birthday Holly, Holly!

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With all the hoopla I had going on with my dad yesterday I was unable to concentrate on anything other than that and I missed someone’s special birthday!  One of my favorite girls turned 50 yesterday. Holly Robinson Peete. That’s right! Mom, Actor, Philanthropist, Singer, Activist and Cher Impersonator (yea,Read the Rest…

The Big Back To School Giveaway!!

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Soooo…how’s it going? With school that is? It’s here and in full force, up and running, full speed ahead…you get my drift. School is BACK! My calendar is literally bleeding “Jaxon’s Calendar” orange with afterschool classes, assemblies, field trips, baseball practices, soccer games. I thought that going back to schoolRead the Rest…

Find The Time w/ Beautify-LA

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Just a quick note to remind you that Beautify-LA is back! This week it’s in Pasadena until September 13th. I absolutely LOVE this event! There are way too many moments as a mother, a patient, a working mom, a stay at home mom, a wife, a single mother, when weRead the Rest…

KungFu Hippo, The NinJa Turtle

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Kids are weird. They are. It’s okay, I know that you think your kid is weird. And I know that you know that I think my kid is weird. There is nothing wrong with it. I don’t love him any less because he’s a weirdo…I actually love him more. Why?Read the Rest…

Gray Clouds Covering The Blue Skies

I never really know how to appropriately start posts on topics like this one. The topic of Depression. I’ve touched on it lightly in the past and you may have read or heard me talk about it in various interviews, but I’ve never really put it out there. I thinkRead the Rest…

The End Of The First Week

And so it ends, how it began in a huge pile of heaping exhaustion. Yes, the Hippo and I survived our first week of Elementary school. I am extremely ill and flared up (OF COURSE!) and he is sir grumps a lot as he adjusts to not having a napRead the Rest…

Hippo Invades Kindergarten

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Well it’s happened. Hippo has been in kindergarten for about 3 hrs and 47 minutes and counting. We’ve got about an hour and thirty minutes left in our first day. Yes, I said OUR first day. That child wouldn’t have a first day of kinder if I didn’t go throughRead the Rest…

To Vice, with Love…

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Dear Vice…It’s me, Jaxon. Yes, that’s right my little political preschooler exercised his right as an American Citizen in March 2014 when he asked me to help him write a letter to the Vice President of the United States. And it wasn’t just some little, “Hi, how are you”, type ofRead the Rest…