What do you do when everything that can be shaken is being shaken?

It was 6am as I was driving through Starbucks on the way to the hospital in the Spring of 2009. I didn’t sleep at all that previous night nor the weeks leading up to that particular one. Utterly sleep deprived and feeling like I was living a nightmare I remember holding tight to the steering…

When Bubble Guppies make you want to buy a puppy for your child

“Bubblous? Bubblous”, as she’s looking at me with her big blue eyes, tucking on my shirt, pointing to the TV.. “Bubblous, Momma, Bubblous Puppies, Momma.” Well, that was a first. Never before has she ever asked to watch a specific TV show. But it was obvious that she was determined to watch Bubble Guppies. The…