Tales of a Square Peg

Name: Rochelle Fritsch
Kids: Elementary school-aged daughter
Works: Fundraiser for IMPACT, a local nonprofit
Favorite thing about being a mom: Telling my daughter stories about Grandma Gee Gee and stuff that happened when I was a little girl, teaching my daughter important life lessons (manners) and watching her apply them
Least favorite thing about being a mom: Teaching my daughter important life lessons (bad choices lead to bad consequences) by being the "Enforcer"
Famous for: Being a karaoke queen and snorting when I laugh

Follow her on Twitter @GeesMom

Beyond Stranger Danger - A Talk for Tweens

#Tweens, Safety

Read more

Super Heroes, Super Strong and Super Soft Too

Superheroes, Depression

“Filing” different aspects of my life in their appropriate folders was very easy when GG was a baby. There were only three files back then: one labeled GG/Mom, another Wife, another Employee. That was my life for GG’s first six years: work, race home to recapture the eight hours stolen by work; and then unwind by enjoying Jamie’s company.

Read more

When Your Kid's Idols Aren't So Idyllic

#AgesAndStages, #Tweens, #OneDirection

Sure, the Tween Years can be frustrating. At times, it’s like parenting a potty-trained toddler with a massive, complex vocabulary: one minute they know and can do every and anything. The next minute, they want to crawl up in your lap for naptime.

Read more

Sick or Not Sick? Working Parents Can't Be Too Careful

#TimeOffWork, #WorkingParents

Anyone in your class sick today?

Read more

Stories All Around Us

#ListenToYourMother, #LTYM #Community, #BlackHistoryMonth

So how’s your research on Enolia Pettigen McMillan going? I asked, halfway proud because I actually rememberd the name of the person my daughter was studying for a Black History Month project.

Read more

Page Tools