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Brain Chase Summer Learning Challenge by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting A few weeks ago, I told you about the Brain Chase Summer Learning Challenge , which helps alleviate the dreaded brain drain that can happen over the summer. Brain C ... Read on »
Avengers: Age of Ultron Giveaway! by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This post is sponsored by Meijer. All opinions are my own. Eeeeek I am so excited about the Avengers: Age of Ultron movie! Are you surprised? Perhaps you knew that my ... Read on »
Jenny’s Life Klass: What NOT to Put On Your Car by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Oh my, my friends, it’s been too long since I ripped a portion of the general population a new one here on this blog and woo-wee am I ready! Are you ready? Jenny’s Li ... Read on »
And now she’s 11. by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting My Kate turns 11 today. I’m having trouble with that, to be honest. It feels like we’re on the precipice of an entirely new stage of parenting and our rela ... Read on »
We Are the Dirty People by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting You guys: I have good news and bad news. The good news is, I love my job, and it is going really well. I signed a year contract in March and For Every Mom has had a c ... Read on »
Time Hopping by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Do you have the app TimeHop? It is pretty clever – it links to your social media accounts and every day it shows you what you were doing on this date in history. Or at lea ... Read on »
Spring Break Broke Me by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting During Jonah’s SUPERSIZE spring break, he has become an expert at this puzzle ball. Baby genius! Today is the 9,782nd day of my kids’ Spring “Break”. Well, technic ... Read on »
My baby is SEVEN. by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting    My little Sammy turns seven today. I don’t know how that happened… it doesn’t seem possible that he’s been around that long.  It doesn’t seem possible that he w ... Read on »
This Girl is Excited About the New Fresh Thyme! by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This post is sponsored by Fresh Thyme, but all opinions are my own.  Super-geeked-out shopping post ahead! Last week, coincidentally on my 15th wedding anniversary ... Read on »
Learning That It’s OK to Fail #GirlsNeedGoldie by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This post is sponsored by GoldieBlox and TheMotherhood.com. All opinions are my own!  Recently we’ve had some issues with Sophie where she’s balked about doing activit ... Read on »
Angelina beat me to the punch. by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So… earlier this week, Angelina Jolie announced in a New York Times op-ed that she had had her ovaries removed because of her family history and BRAC1 gene mutation. ... Read on »
Fifteen by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We were just kids who thought they were adults. We had been dating four years, friends for 10, and we THOUGHT we knew each other. We THOUGHT we knew what marriage was ... Read on »
Grandma’s House by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Two days after my paternal grandmother passed away last month , on Valentine’s Day, we moved my maternal grandmother, mine and Emily’s Grandma Burns , into an assisted liv ... Read on »
Prevent Summer Melt with Brain Chase! by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Summer vacation is a great time for kids to relax and unwind. But sometimes there’s a little too much relaxing and unwinding, which can result in some of the hard w ... Read on »
An Open Letter to Emily About Her Hysterectomy and Aftermath by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting By Jenny Michelle Rapson, M.D.  Dear Emily, It has come to my attention that you have some questions and/or neurotic delusions apprehension about yo ... Read on »
The Countdown is On by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting So… two weeks from now I will be uterus free and enjoying a luxurious stay in the hospital. March 25 seemed like forever away when my surgery was scheduled in January, ... Read on »
The Slacker Mom’s Guide to Throwing a Minecraft Birthday Party by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting As I mentioned last week, Joshua just turned 11 . I was way behind on his birthday party stuff because of the crazy, sad February my family had. Plus, despite being a ... Read on »
RSVP… by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting As I mentioned yesterday, April, or as we call it in our house BirthMonth, is nearly upon us. My kids will be 7 and 11 in a few weeks, and I’m not sure how to even process ... Read on »
I’m at it again. by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Because I didn’t have enough going on, what with my upcoming surgery and instant menopause , imminent birthmonth , taking over as president of the board for the kids’ swim ... Read on »
The General Pressure of Being Alive or 10 Things That Will Absolutely Kill the Ones You Love by Emily and Jenny .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I have a problem. I work on Facebook, but I am about to the point where I want to quit Facebook. On Facebook I am always sharing stuff from my work page, and it’s ... Read on »