Monthly Archives: June 2011

Mom, What’s a Blago?

On the way back from the grocery store, I was listening to the radio.  My kids were talking amongst themselves when my youngest heard an unfamiliar word and asked, “Mom~ what’s a Blago?” Advertisements

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Keep On Barkin’ Orland Park!

  The Village of Orland Park is one of 25 nationwide semi-finalists in the PetSafe Dog Park Contest.  Orland Park residents were asked to “Bark for their park” by nominating their home town via the PetSafe Inc. site for a chance … Continue reading

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Cars 2 Fundraiser This Saturday 6/25 at 10am

Many of us with little ones at home are planning to take them to see the new Cars 2 movie that opens this weekend.   Not only am I going on Saturday morning, but by doing so, I am donating to a wonderful … Continue reading

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Practicing Safe Text

Sure, we all had a time in our teenage years where we exuded an air of invincibility.   I get that, but I do not believe that I ever thought that DRIVING WITHOUT LOOKING was something that was safe, or possible, to do.  Why not … Continue reading

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Like it!

I have a new facebook page and would really like if you, like, clicked the like button. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Orland-Park-Mom/172814079445418

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I Miss My Two Hours of Silence

My kids have been out of school since June 7th.  I vowed that this Summer, I would not sign the kids up for any camps or any activity for that matter that required me to be anywhere at a certain time. 

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All He Needed to Know He Learned From Spongebob

I forget how the conversation began, but somehow the topic of marriage surfaced while running errands around town with my kids.  My youngest chimed in first, I have friends that are girls, but not girlfriends, he said.  I assured him … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons Why I Avoid The Mall

I live in very close proximity to the Orland Square Mall, yet I actually frequent the mall about 3 times per year.  These times are necessary because, one is on Black Friday and it is a right of passage into … Continue reading

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It’s a Hard Knock Life….For Them

The last time we had a full day confined to the house because of heavy rainfall, I asked my kids to do some extra chores.  Nothing drastic, it just seemed like a lot because they are not used to doing … Continue reading

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Hot Dogs for Hope!

Come on out to support both Children’s Memorial Hospital and the Children’s Miracle Network this weekend!

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