Mar 12, 2013  •  In Facebook, Funny, Geek, Personal

Top 10 Signs You (And Your Friends) Are Addicted to Candy Crush

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Candy pieces dance around in front of your eyes as you drift off to sleep every night.
You know which levels are the hard ones because of the sheer amount of people complaining about them (30, 35, 65. 97, and 98).
That damn. Last. JELLY.
You know which of your friends are slackers at work, and/or have too much free time on their hands, by their response times to your life requests and episode unlock requests.
Thinking about chocolate bars makes you clench your fists in anger and frustration.
You regularly scroll forward to see who’s ahead of you. You…

Feb 28, 2013  •  In Baby, Funny, Parenting, Personal, Toys, Web

More Painful Than Stepping on LEGOs

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The internet has a tendency to dramatize certain mundane life events, wouldn’t you say?  And if you’re reading this, it probably means that you’re familiar with the trends and memes of the popular web which also leads me to believe you’ve heard of the “stepping on a LEGO piece while barefoot” mania.
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Yes, stepping on LEGO pieces hurt like a mofo. But over the 2+ years of my being a parent, I can say that I have found something even more painful to step on when you’re barefoot…
And I know that others with young kids in the house…

Feb 25, 2013  •  In Aerin, Claire, Cute, Funny, Motherhood, Personal

Sisterly Love, or Lack Thereof

They say that the average age difference between siblings is 2-3 years. And wouldn’t you know it — now that Claire is 28 months old, many of my mommy friends whose first children are around her age have steadily been giving birth to their seconds in these past few months.
I’m happy for my friends and their families — I truly am! (I can also say that I’m sooo glad to be out of those extremely trying newborn-with-a-toddler months!) But there is one thing that makes me a bit sad, and even a tad bit jealous whenever I hear/read about…