Proud Mama or Psycho Track Mom?

 I always said that I would never be one of those moms who schedule the crap out of their kids.  Piano, soccer, karate, dance, swimming, scouts, yada, yada, yada.  Any and every activity because they need to be involved, to give them every advantage for their college applications.  Seriously, they are kids!  Let them be…

Orlando…Beyond the Parks

I hate theme parks.  Seriously.  I hate lines and crowds.  I get a headache thinking about going on a roller coaster.  I have serious motion sickness issues.  The characters walking around theme parks make me suspicious.  What kind of adult wants to dress up in one of those hot suits and get accosted by a…

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies I made these cookies a couple of days ago and everyone raved about them.  Just a word of caution –  they are a bit of a sweet treat.  They have sugar and *gasp* white flour!  They are yummy! Ingredients: 2C Flour1 1/3 C quick oats1 tsp baking soda1 tsp cinnamon1/2 tsp salt1C…

My Cycling Life

Cycling has been part of my life for as long as I can remember.  My older brother was into cycling and would hop on his bike and bang out a century on any given Saturday.  He would head out on the open road early in the morning from our house in Maine and, on many…

Working Mom = Fat Kid? WRONG!

What do fat kids, global warming and the war in Iraq have in common?  They were all caused by working moms!  Okay, so that is a bit of an exaggeration, but this working mom is taking big issue with the recent study published in the Journal of Child Development.  According to this study, there is…