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Life on Mars, Nutrition News and is Motherhood REALLY the Hardest Job: Chaos Chronicles 603

Life on Mars, Nutrition News and is Motherhood REALLY the Hardest Job: Chaos Chronicles 603

Back in the closet for a new Chaos Chronicles Podcast. Be sure to listen and then Comment/Vote on my To Do List item : Dorky or Not Dorky Tue, 11 September 2012 Back to School Panic, Nutrition News and Is Motherhood REALLY the Hardest Job: Chaos Chronicles 603 Lian is back with a few thoughts [...]

In the Era of the SuperKid, Advice for Parenting the Average child

In the Era of the SuperKid, Advice for Parenting the Average child

In the Era of the Superkid, it can be a lonely road parenting an Average Child.  And boy, nothing makes you confront “average” like the college admissions process. Several conversations I’ve had recently reminded me to go dig up a column I wrote several years ago for Oprah.com . When you hear other parents talk, [...]

September is National Yoga Month: Free Classes, DVD recommendations, Yoga Mats and more

September is National Yoga Month: Free Classes, DVD recommendations, Yoga Mats and more

September is National Yoga month and I decided to run a guest post with great information for those you you considering giving yoga a try. I took my first yoga class as a PE requirement in college. A math professor, Dr. Bull, showed me my first downward dog 28 year ago! I mocked, I moaned, [...]

Movies, Soccer and Beyond Yoga pants: Friday To Do List: August 31

Movies, Soccer and Beyond Yoga pants: Friday To Do List: August 31

It’s been a while since I’ve done a To Do List, mainly because this summer, the only activities I’ve managed with my son’s illness and my father situation are : Wait, Watch & Pray the Phone Doesn’t Ring. But it’s a holiday weekend and it feels like maybe I can take a breather: Go See [...]

Five Stress-Free Ways to Get the Family Out the Door On Time!

Five Stress-Free Ways to Get the Family Out the Door On Time!

Back to School means getting back to one of the most dreaded rituals of parenthood, The Out-the-Door Scramble.  We all could use a little help when it comes to Cutting the Chaos in the morning. So I surveyed some veterans moms ( Thank you, Chaos Crew!) about  how they make the AM routine stress-free and [...]

Naked Prince Harry! LL Cool J! Lance Armstrong! Plus, College Apps: Chaos Chronicles 602

Naked Prince Harry! LL Cool J! Lance Armstrong! Plus, College Apps: Chaos Chronicles 602

Last week, I wondered how I was going to fill the time after the Olympics and then PRINCE HARRY TOOK OFF HIS CLOTHES! Hallelujah! But first, Dog Shaming: I mentioned it on the air, now find the website and enjoy a few moments at some dog’s expense.  Trend I love: Dog Shaming! Click here to [...]

Dockers Shortage in America! Parenting Advice! A New Season of The Chaos Chronicles Podcast Begins

Dockers Shortage in America! Parenting Advice! A New Season of The Chaos Chronicles Podcast Begins

Hello, Chaos Crew! The Kids are back at school and I’m back in the closet with a new Season of Chaos! Yes, my sixth season creating my weekly podcast .  Thanks for all your support over the years. Today on Chaos Chronicles Podcast 601: Attention America! Forget the drought! Let’s talk about the Shorts Shortage! [...]

Freshman Orientation for Moms! Advice for New High School Parents

Freshman Orientation for Moms! Advice for New High School Parents

These two are now a Freshman and a Senior in High School. Woo-hoo! And gulp. Freshman Orientation for Moms. In honor of my two high school sons who headed off together today, one a freshman and the other a senior, I thought I’d re-post this column I put together  few years ago with your help. [...]

Random Thoughts London 2012 #14: The Final Weekend and the Closing Ceremonies

Random Thoughts London 2012 #14: The Final Weekend and the Closing Ceremonies

And the finally gold medal of these London Games goes to …. George Micheal! You gotta give’em what you got, George. Woo-hoo! See, England, I knew you could do it! Stick to Closing Ceremonies next time around. Much more your strength–news-wrapped cars, models on runways, Monty Python.  Mods on motor bikes.  Spice Girls on cabs. [...]

Random Thoughts on London 2012 #13: Everybody in the Pool

Random Thoughts on London 2012 #13: Everybody in the Pool

Wow! What a day Thursday turned out to be in London.  World’s Greatest Athlete Ashton Eaton. Usain Bolt does the Double in impressive Fashion. Bob Costas wears spectacles in Prime Time. Hard to pick a top moment, but I’d have to give it to the Gold Medal Celebration of the US Women’s Water Polo Team. [...]