Monthly Archives: November 2012

On Bios

There’s nothing that sends me into panic mode faster than having to write a bio. Actually, that’s a bit of a lie. There’s nothing that sends me into panic mode faster than an impromptu pop-in by a family member at 10:56 in the morning because at 10:56 in the morning…

This Is Where My Brain Would Quote Something From Finding Nemo

In the life of a chauffeur mama, it doesn’t get much better than this. Pass. Pass. Pass. I know you are all over thinking that this is totally NBD, but you are wrong. The mere feat of getting all three of my children—who are at various levels of swim—in the pool…

It’s Sport for Development. Not Just Sport For Sport.

We often have these AHA! moments in life. I had one recently while at the Zareinu fashion show last week and I had one several weeks ago, just after I had signed up to participate as a parent ambassador in Right To Play’s Level The Field Program. We were on…

“Put ‘Em Up! Put ‘Em Up!”

I have this distinct fighting style. I absolutely despise that this is the way I fight. I cannot control it. It just is. And it’s basically the worst. Exhibit A: The Curious Case of the VISA Bill (Note: This particular fight may or may not have happened in real life….

22 Minutes Was All It Took. Oh Zareinu, You Touch My Heart So.

Last year: This year: They change so much over the course of a calendar year. They make new friends, they face new challenges, they grow so very many inches. In the blink of an eye.  My children are incredibly special. They are fierce. They are determined. They are kind. They…

Leslie Knope Movie Popcorn

If you know me, you know that I tend to choose Facebook over Twitter and I’ll usually tell you that it’s because even though Facebook likes to choose my friends for me and decide on my behalf which of my friends are allowed to see my updates (seriously, Facebook, stop…

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