Why I Don’t Write About My Kids On My Mom Blog

Why I Don't Blog About My Kids On My Mom Blog

Welcome to Tween/Teen Tuesday at My Crazy Good Life! Today I’m talking about my boys. Well, I’m not talking about my boys, but rather I’m telling you why I won’t be talking about my boys. On the internet. For the whole world to see. _____________________________________ I used to fit in the “mom blogger” category, but…

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Stop Judging And Start Empowering


Have you seen the article by Tonya Ferguson titled, “Dear mom on the iPhone: Let me tell you what you don’t see?” It’s a letter to “those moms.” Yes, moms like me. Moms who attend sporting events and practices and sit on the sidelines talking on or using their smartphones. It warns them that they are…

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Talking About Tragedy With Tweens and Teens

Tween Tuesday

Welcome to Tween and Teen Tuesdays at OurCrazyBoys.com. Today we’re talking about tragedy with tweens and teens – it’s a difficult subject. ___________________________________ I know they’ll come home and have heard about the bombs that went off in Boston today – did I just type that? The bombs that went off in Boston today.  Will…

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How Much Monitoring Is Too Much For Your Tweens And Social Media?

How much monitoring is too much for your tweens and social media?

Welcome to Tween and Teen Tuesdays at MyCrazyGoodLife.com! Today we’re talking about tweens and social media. _____________________________________________ Instagram. Facebook. Even Twitter. Tweens and teens are all over these social media sites right now. But do you know there are other sites and apps they might use that you don’t know about? Voxer? Snapchat? Anything with…

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Five Ways To Protect Your Kids In Every Scenario #CoxSecurity

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I’d do just about anything to keep these guys safe. Safe from disease, injury, and bad guys. From hurt feelings, embarrassing moments, and disappointments. As a parent, you can control a lot of what your kids come in contact with, but not everything. Since my husband refuses to let me place the boys in a bubble, I…

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MY Non-Partisan Post Election Thoughts

I’m lying in bed blogging – something I have never done before. Tonight, I was watching my social media networks and where people usually chat about their days and share personal news, I saw more mean-spirited messages than I ever have. Maybe it’s because this is the first election I have watched unfold online. Maybe…

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He’s Growing Up Fast {Tween/Teen Tuesday}

Tween Tuesday Linky, Teen Tuesday Linky

Welcome to Tween and Teen Tuesdays at OurCrazyBoys.com! I hope you’ll come share your posts about your not-so-little-but-not-so-big kids with me. We’re off to New York tomorrow! I’m packing and checking things off my mental checklist. Toothbrushes? Check. 5 shorts, 5 shirts, 5 underwear for each of the kids? Che… wait. Michael decides that this…

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Proud To Be A Part Of #HerHighway

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In one month, I’ll be leaving Colorado and driving to New York as part of #HerHighway Drive Breast Cancer Awareness; a cross country drive event including 100 journalists, social media mavens, motorsports professionals, and executives from the automotive, lifestyle, health, beauty, fitness, and fashion industries. Half of the women will be driving, and half of the women…

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My {Now} Annual CPR Soapbox

Three years ago today was the scariest day of my life. A little boy slipped under the water in my backyard pool just feet away from where I was sitting with his Mom. Neither of us knew CPR, so I ran to my neighbor’s house while his Mom called 911 and did what she could to…

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Joining The Army Against Bullying


Thanks to The Bully Project for sponsoring my writing. Visit their website to join the movement and learn more. This is a preview for the new documentary Bully. There is a lot of controversy surrounding it, and it was recently given a PG-13 rating instead of the original R rating. Please take a minute to…

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