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Great Summer Read

Wonder is the debut novel written by mom of 2, R.J. Palacio. It came highly recommended by a few friends. I’ve been trying to excite Mo about reading for quite some time.  I figured reading this together would be a great way to get some QT in and share my love of words with him. […]

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Happy 4th of July

Independence Day honors the birthday of the United States of America and the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. It’s a day of picnics and patriotic parades, a night of concerts and fireworks, a great reason to fly the American flag and sing the Star Spangled Banner. Here is one of […]

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Dylan Moses- 8th Grade Football Phenom?

As a parent it’s a dream for your child to get offered a college scholarship. The parents of Dylan Moses must be elated.  Their son an 8th grader from Baton Rouge, La has already been offered EIGHT!!! The 6’1″, 215-pound 8th grader is being recruited by some of the top football programs in the nation. […]

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Kudos to Cheerios Commercial With Biracial Couple

I don’t think I’ve ever gotten teary eyed watching a commercial. Oh wait, there’s that David Beckham one in his H&M undies, but those were tears of joy. After seeing a Cheerios commercial featuring a biracial couple and their mixed daughter, I must say it really moved me. Bear with me, I’m menstruating emo right […]

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Homeless GA Teen Graduates Valedictorian

Chelesa Fearce. Remember that name. She will make an incredible impact on society one day. Chelesa a senior at Charles Drew High School in Clayton County, Georgia will graduate Valedictorian of her senior class. A wonderful feat in itself, however Chelesa spent most of her high school years homeless, living in shelters and her mother’s car […]

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Monika Blunder Makeup Tips

I am so not a makeup girl. When I have to doll up it somewhat resembles a 6 year old girl who got into mommy’s makeup. I’ve never bought foundation or eyeshadow. I’m a gloss and mascara kinda girl. Basically, I am cosmetically challenged. Help is here though. Celebrity makeup guru and Hot Mama of […]

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Summer Swimming Lessons

Warm weather is here! I love taking advantage of the California sun. Long days by the pool with the boys is the best. On our trip to Hawaii B loved hanging out in the pool and wading in the ocean waves, but he wouldn’t swim. It’s not that he COULDN’T swim, he had swimming lessons 2 […]

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No Makeup At High School

Students at Plano Senior High in Texas are planning a day of no makeup. It’s called Operation Beautiful. I applaud the inspiration behind it, “The goal for this project is to promote inner beauty and to let girls know it’s not about what’s on the outside but about what’s on the inside, and that’s what makes […]

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Happy Ending Basketball Game

You hear so much about how kids bully, are disrespectful, and selfish. It’s very refreshing when you see a kid perform an act from the heart. Mitchell Marcus, a special needs student from a Texas high school scored a basket in the final game of the season after a player from the opposing team gave […]

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Dropping Buckets on Jimmy Kimmel

YouTube has discovered more stars than American Idol. One of my faves is 2 year old basketball shooting sensation Titus. Titus does upside down shots laying on a trampoline w/a pacifier in his mouth, around the corner buckets, and 7 footers. At the rate he’s going, he’ll give Mark Price and Rick Barry a run […]

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