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  • Playing Luigi

    Feeling nostalgic one night, my boys brought their Mario Bros. Wii game out of retirement. I was delighted. Back when they were little, I would play tournaments with them and wasn’t half-bad. I was all-bad. All four of us decided to play. My husband, Tim, was a yellow toad. Nelson, age 13, was a blue […]

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  • Fat Cats

    My sister and I have a competition over whose cat is the fattest. It seems just right to reveal this just in time for our GTWoman Health issue. It was an accidental kind of competition. One day my sister Kerry mentioned that her cat was fat. I scoffed. Kerry’s cat, CoCo, wasn’t even on the […]

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  • We <3 Target

    Target. It’s the one place I enjoy shopping. My boys aren’t huge fans of shopping but I’ve finally gotten the program down. Give them something to do and they won’t terrorize me while I shop. For example, when Kendall was 4 years old, he was screaming and having a fit over something while we were […]

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  • Black Friday Shopping Fiasco

    The boys wanted to go Black Friday Shopping. It was music to my ears. I had spent the last decade bribing them to shop with me (soft pretzels, Hot Wheels, you know the gig) but had never really made any headway with them. After growing up shopping with my mother, then losing her, I was […]

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  • Pokemon Goes and Goes!

    I heard Colleen Wares on WTCM Newstalk 580 talking about Pokémon Go on the radio a week or so after it came out. She was looking for answers. I had answers. In the form of my 13-year-old son, named Kendall. I emailed her. I was going on the next day for GTWoman, but did she […]