Here we are: summer has ended and we’re gearing up for fall. So, why is it that I feel the need to do spring cleaning now?
Have you ever heard a child say something that made you stop and think? I’m sure you have. Children just always seem to see things in the simplest ways.
I remember it very clearly-it was my day off from work and I was making dinner when I heard my husband enter through the front door. That’s when I saw it in his hand….
Have you ever been to a playground? Of course you have, you’re a mom. You know your children will have a fun time but you also know a few tears might be shed.
What’s your favorite color? What’s your favorite flower? What’s your favorite holiday? It all sounds like a note you would send to your best friend in elementary school doesn’t it? These were all questions that I was just dying to know the answers to. The only way I could get those answers though was to make “the call”.
Teenage girls…what can you say about ’em? They’re emotional, they’re giggly, and they’re trying to find themselves. The teenage years are so difficult. Would I do them over again? No way! So as I stand by watching my daughter go through them, I feel a tug at my heart strings whenever she’s hurting. I remember how […]
So here we are, the calm before the storm. It’s about 1:30 PM time and time for me to fuel up. It’s hard being a taxi driver. You never know who you’re gonna get once that door opens up. You never know if you’ll need to be a cheerleader, a doctor, a problem-solver or just the […]
Moving into a new era of life can be a bit daunting. You don’t know what to expect, you don’t know how you will manage, you don’t know where to turn. Then somewhere in the back of your mind you realize, that’s all part of the journey, right? My children now, 8 & 11, are […]
I often wondered, are the values we’re teaching, like service, really sticking?