The More You Give, the More You Get

Currently my husband’s work travel is on hold until next year.  I am preparing myself for the coming trips of 2017.  I already have learned so much from his time away this year that I’m hoping that it will be easier on all of us in the future.  The biggest change I would like to

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Finding Beauty in the Season

For some reason the moment I think I have the holiday season under control, that is the exact moment an influx of more things to do falls in my lap.  My goal is to get all my holiday shopping done ASAP so I can actually enjoy myself.  I felt so accomplished after my shopping trip

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Post-Election Reflections

Well, it’s finally over.  Whether you are happy with the outcome of the 2016 presidential election or not I think we all are breathing a collective sigh of relief that it’s done.  This is the first election where I was extremely aware of how much my boys were exposed to in terms of media coverage.

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The Newborn Joy of Motherhood

I recently visited one of our former babysitters who welcomed her second son.  I made a point to wait a few weeks after she gave birth to visit.  I waited because I remember when both of my sons were born the first weeks were a blur.  I barely remembered who came and went and struggled

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Ways to Find the Support You Need

I hope that you know as a reader of this blog, how much I respect the wisdom you have attained through your life experiences.  Only you can know the right path for you and your family.  There are times when challenges are so great and life is so overwhelming, it is hard to know what

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