Why I Don’t Hate Christmas Anymore

Why I Don’t Hate Christmas Anymore

A few years ago the Ricki Lake Show called me. I thought I made it big as a blogger but turns out I didn’t hate Christmas enough to make it big. They were doing a show on hating Christmas and my blog caught their eye. I reposted the Why I Hate Christmas blog...
5 Principles for Busy Seasons

5 Principles for Busy Seasons

A balanced life is not free of busyness. When you’re a young mom, you think the season when kids are older will be less busy. Then, you’re chasing your kids around like CRAZY, wishing for the days they can drive. Then they’re driving, graduating, and...
Preparing Your Child to Fledge

Preparing Your Child to Fledge

I sat on my porch swing taking in the day I hoped would never end. The sun was on its way down behind the trees. The flowers were bright and a breeze was on my cheek. Another Sunday was gone, another week came to an end. So predictable, yet so different. Up until then...
5 Hacks for a Peaceful Holiday

5 Hacks for a Peaceful Holiday

The holiday season usually causes me some angst. I like the lights of Christmas, but I don’t like the long winter and seasonal depression I push against. The holidays bring extra stress in an already busy schedule. I used to approach the holidays rather...
5 Lessons from Big Life Interruptions

5 Lessons from Big Life Interruptions

“Pending no major life interruptions, let’s look at a date to get together,” I texted a friend, trying to re-establablish a schedule which, six weeks ago, I thought was “normal.” Or one I was trying to make normal with a new work schedule...