Make Spring Cleaning A Family Affair - Mom It Forward Guest Post
Friday, March 14, 2014 - 09:26
A child's disorganized bedroom can be a huge roadblock when it comes to... Read More


Online Friends - HerStories Project
Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 16:03
I am thrilled to have a guest post featured over at The HerStories Project today. Before the dawn of Facebook, Twitter, and texting, I longed for adult conversation during the afternoon. After wrangling a... Read More


Queen Bees of Third Grade
Queen Bees of Third Grade
Queen Bees of Third Grade
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 08:20
“We can be friends on the bus, but not at school.” My eight year old and her friends have already started experiencing the mean girl mentality. I have witnessed girls slowly turning on one another on the... Read More

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Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 17:04
The unknown is overshadowing my thoughts. An envelope sits on my kitchen counter. In a few months, Josie will be a kindergartener. The same excitement and sadness fills my heart as it has 6 times before. The... Read More


Heavenly Birthdays
Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 20:55
Linus is insistent someone's birthday is today. With quizzical eyes, he looked at me and signed “more” as he said, “more birthday?” With excitement he proclaimed, “Happy birthday, Jesus!” No, today isn't... Read More


Hormones, Grief, and Valentine's Day
Saturday, February 8, 2014 - 09:01
Clutching the memory box the nurses carefully put together, I was wheeled down the quiet hallway. Tucked at the far end of the maternity ward in the room reserved for such tragedies, it was decided I would be... Read More

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Opening Ceremonies
Friday, February 7, 2014 - 18:39
We have been anxiously awaiting the beginning of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. My kids love to celebrate the Opening Ceremonies along with their favorite athletes by having our own party. Tonight, we enjoyed... Read More


Merry Christmas
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - 22:00


Creating Holiday Traditions
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 22:00
As we start getting prepared for the holidays, my children love hearing stories about what my husband and I were like as children. The boxes of decorations stored in the attic are filled with ornaments and... Read More


National Cookie Day (but who needs an excuse to eat cookies?)
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 16:17
As the weather starts to grow colder, my kids begin requesting to make Butterballs. These delicious no-bake cookies are their favorite Holiday treat. In honor of National Cookie Day, and in preparation to watch... Read More