Monday, March 29, 2010

March for Babies 2010

For the second year in a row - Our family will be participating in the March for Babies walk in our hometown of Channahon. We won't be exactly walking (because I don't think my pregnant behind will make it the full six miles) but we are still going to fundraise as much as possible before the walk. This year, I think the walk takes on an even greater importance. Recently a two friends of mine who are pregnant have been faced with some life-altering news about their babies. The March of Dimes secures grant money to research these and all other types of severe, pregnancy-related disorders. We do not only walk in honor of our child, Sadie - but we walk for EVERY single baby in the world. One day, and I truly believe this with all my heart - all babies WILL be born healthy. So if you can, just donate $5 to help our cause. If everyone gave a little, we could make a big difference. Donate securely and safely via our March for Babies page at http://www.marchforbabies.org/mktarrant
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Monday, March 1, 2010

Mall people

What is up with people who just let their kids (and I'm not talking 10, 11, 12 years old) run all over the mall unattended assuming everyone else will watch their rugrats for them?

We were at the mall yesterday and it was like that scene in Mean Girls, where Lindsey Lohan compares teenagers to the wild animals in Africa - pretty much like the kids running all over, doing whatever they want. I wanted to ground them all, then give them a swift kick in the ass.

And a lot of those people, sure as hell looked like they couldn't even afford to buy anything from any store IN the mall. It was worse than Walmart. Seriously. Much worse.