My Perfect Mother’s Day


As we approach Mother’s Day again this year, my husband and I have revisited the discussion we have every year – what I would like on that day, and how we can make sure we’re getting a chance to be with all the other mothers in our lives. After a few years of Mother’s Days […]

I Do it MYSELF!!


My little one is heavy into a “myself” phase. She just turned two about two months ago, and I do remember from my first that this stage is both endearing and frustrating. Independence is a beautiful thing. I, of course, want her to be able to dress herself, to butter her own bagel, to cap […]

Taking Care of You


Moms hear this all the time. If you are the one who takes care of everyone else, you have to take care of yourself as well. Do we do it? I don’t know about you, but I usually don’t. Recently, a friend of mine told a story about ignoring a painful tooth for a year. […]

He Let Me Do It


Enter now to win a copy of “I Just Want to Be Alone”! Let me tell you why I have an awesome marriage with an awesome husband. No, we don’t have a weekly date night. No, he doesn’t bring me flowers. No, he doesn’t spoil me, pamper me, treat me like a queen every day. […]

What I Hope I DON’T Pass On


It’s both exciting and intimidating to think of the things that I will pass onto my children, simply by being a primary role model. There are some things I hope my girls get from me. A love for music, theater, and the arts. An inability to hold grudges. A love of books and reading. A […]

What Bogs You Down?


Last week I was participating in a conversation with some other moms. We were talking about the idea of making family goals, writing out our family values, and basically, giving our household a mission and purpose. As we were talking about all this big picture, overarching stuff, we talked about why these sorts of projects […]

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