Confessions of a Crappy Gardener

So as you can tell from prior posts, I am elbow deep in my initiative embrace my new inner Green Thumb.  However, if past history repeats itself, it will more likely be an outer Black Thumb….but I am willing to give gardening another try. Last…

A Rant from an Unprepared Minnesota Mom

Find Your Purpose and Get Happy (er)

 There’s a quote that’s worth pondering: “The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others. “ Think about this for a minute. Finding your purpose becomes a lot easier when you think about it in these terms….

Battle of the Body and Brain (at 2 a.m.)

It was the night before Work Day and all through the house, not a creature was stirring… ..not even a mouse. BRAIN: Um, Excuse me? Body? Wake up please. BODY: Whaaa….? BRAIN: Would you kindly get up? Bladder not responding and you really have to…

Thoughts on turning 51 from an old mom with young kids

It seems like not all that long ago (OK, a year) when I was fussing about turning 50. Blubbering is probably more accurate. Honestly, this was a life-consuming traumatic event for me. I cried for MONTHS before my official b-day. And I wasn’t even sure where this…

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Why Every Mompreneur Could Use A Bouncer

Hi. I’m Franticmommy. I’m a Serial “Yes Girl and a Recovering People Pleaser….” I don’t think you need to be a parent to feel the crunch of lack-o-time these days. Normal every day life paired with the constant requests from outside sources equal not enough…

The Summary of my Challenging Week in Pictures

According to my calendar, it’s Friday. According to my calendar, there’s only a few days in May left. THANK GAWD to both. I am not totally sure why this week has been such a hair puller….seems to me I saw something on Oprah that “Mercury…

Working From Home-When Unannounced Visitors Drop By

  As a work-from-home pro, I can honestly say I have the best.job.EVER. I am busy, happy and my schedule (to some degree) is flexible. I save oodles of money every year on makeup because…well….I don’t wear any. My dress-for-success attire consists of yoga pants…

The Bear In Me

Fall is most definitely in the air in Northern Minnesota. I love Fall. The leaves, the temps, the lack of mosquitoes…I digress. One thing I DON’T care for is the urge to freakin EAT all the time! WTF? So as autumn sets in and winter…

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