7 Things Parents Should Know About Heroin

7 Things Parents Should Know About Heroin #MLTVtips

I served as a foreperson on a jury for the first time on April 1st. Yes, April Fool’s day. Believe me the irony is not lost on me. It was a heroin drug case. A delivery charge specifically. We found the defendant not guilty because the state just didn’t prove its’ case. However, the scenario was very plausible because heroin dealing and delivery is huge in Illinois. [Read more...]

Weight Watchers Simple Start Plan Works With My Complicated Life

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Losing Weight Simply #MLTVFit

I am on the Weight Watchers Simple Start Plan. Wow, that’s the first time I have said that out loud. It’s liberating. I have wanted to do that, tell people, but I just wasn’t sure how because, well, it’s complicated. [Read more...]

Get Covered America Before The Deadline Passes

Get Covered America #TakeCareChat #MLTVFit

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It’s March. Though it may not seem that Spring is in site what is definitely in view is the deadline “Get Covered” with health insurance. March 31st. I know, I know, other deadlines have come gone, been pushed back, ignored, so why should you pay attention to this one right? Wrong. This March 31st deadline to get covered will cost you money if you ignore it. Did that get your attention? I know it got mine. [Read more...]

Miss Lori Supports Moms Demand Action Fight in Illinois

What do you expect from our country as a parent; equality opportunity, safety? And when you don’t get any part of that do you have a right to demand it? Well, I believe that you not only have a right, you have a moral responsibility. So today, I want you to join me and moms and dads across the country and let your demands be heard. Demand that your children be given safe passage into their futures. [Read more...]

Miss Lori Gets Real With Moms at McDonald’s


Do you know what you get when a bunch of super intelligent, highly capable, incredibly social moms come together to talk parenting, nutrition, guilt and options?  You get a darn good time! I was very honored to serve as the hostess of the Moms nutrition panel at recent McDonald’s Workshop where we engaged in an open dialog about parenting with real moms of real kids. [Read more...]