Diane is a professional blogger and nationally certified pharmacy technician with two teens, one husband and more pets than she will admit to. She has a bachelor’s degree in Microbiology but left her career in science to become a stay at home mom. Years of playing with Legos and coloring with crayons had her craving a more grown up purpose to her life and she began blogging full time. She currently deals with emotional tweens, suburban politics, and middle aged metabolism while sharing her opinions in an honest and down to earth fashion on her blog.
A drive through the typical suburban neighborhood show us perfectly manicured lawns, shiny new minivans and 2.5 children playing happily in the yard. Perfection, right? Well, only on the outside. Suburbia is also filled with financial issues, parenting mistakes, marital problems and a whole bunch of not so perfect stuff. [...]
A few months ago I hit the magical age of 40. So far, I am not all that impressed with this particular decade. My metabolism has slowed down to the speed of a snail, I get injured just taking the dog for a walk, and my skin needs constant attention for one problem or another. […]
This post about how to eat healthier at breakfast is sponsored by McDonald’s but all opinions are my own. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day but when you are a busy mom, it is also the hardest to squeeze in! My mornings are frequently filled with things like lost homework, missing sneakers, […]
I’ve never been known as a particularly flexible parent. I wasn’t that mom that let her kids wear pajamas for three days because they were obsessed with Spiderman. They didn’tt go on week long binges of only eating things that are orange. They were not allowed to take all the cans out of my pantry […]