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

Tomorrow - Remembering, Honoring and Loving Each Other

#OlivesBranches, #LTYM

Blogging has opened up relationships with other people and opportunities, including Milwaukee’s Listen To Your Mother Show. I went from reading a piece at the first annual show in 2013 to co-producing this year’s show along with fellow metroparent blogger Alexandra Rosas and Jennifer Gaskell.

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Beyond Stranger Danger - A Talk for Tweens

#Tweens, Safety

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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.

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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.

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

#TimeOffWork, #WorkingParents

Anyone in your class sick today?

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