Quit Stealing the Kid’s Pixie Dust

Recently while killing time in a hotel lobby, I noticed a discarded Los Angeles Times newspaper sitting on a table. I was almost giddy when I saw my once favorite section, the comics, on top. Am I the only mom … Read more »

Vision Problems: A Family Epidemic

All day long my family runs up and down the stairs practically having to hurdle over the mounting pile of shoes, socks, clothes, books, and toys that I have put on the bottom stair for everyone to take up to their … Read more »

Forget the Sparklers, Be Mesmerized by these DSP 4th of July-Inspired Fun Facts

- July 2, 1776 is the day that the Continental Congress actually voted for independence. John Adams, even wrote that July 2nd would be remembered in the historical records of American history and that the day would be marked with fireworks … Read more »

Holiday Party: Are You Ready Yet?

Since we are in the height of the holiday party season we thought we would bring back one of DSP Lovey’s oldie but a goody. We thought many of you moms out there could relate to the challenges of multi-tasking. … Read more »

It’s Time to Stop Telling Everyone You are Just too Busy!

The other day I was so excited to get together with a group of close friends for lunch. Shortly after we ordered, my friend Jenny announced to the table that she had finally enrolled in an art class, and she … Read more »

DSP Lovey vs. Her Family: There is Photo Evidence

If you have had your fill of hearing your family say “It wasn’t me”, “I didn’t do that!” or “I always clean up”,  consider doing what DSP Lovey decided to do, collect photo evidence. We are pretty confident seeking a conviction for these crimes will … Read more »

An Open Letter (And Plea) to Garanimals on Behalf of the Fashionably Challenged

Dear Garanimals: Since 1972 you have brilliantly catered to the wardrobe needs of young children. You have given affordable options for parents and I applaud you for it. However, I regret to inform you that the purpose of my letter … Read more »

Yeah! Another Trophy for Losing

The pizza and cake had been served and it was time for the coaches to stand up and give the end of the season speech. The girls’ excitement was building. They knew it was coming. The only thought going through … Read more »

You may be a DSP like DSP LOVEY if…

Who is DSP LOVEY? She’s a grown up tomboy who loves sports, and a good burger. She’ll dress up when she has to, but glazes over and occasionally nods off when people talk to her about shopping, decorating or cooking. … Read more »

A Good Type of Dope Addiction

Chances are we have all seen the bumper sticker from the 80’s that read “Say Nope to Dope”.  But today I am here to suggest there is a different type of dope that we should all being saying yes to. … Read more »