Proof That You Matter

People show us we matter in a variety of ways.  When we truly matter to someone, they show up for us with comforting consistency.  They answer our calls or texts, even in the middle of the night, and they do so with regularity.  A busy person can still show you that you matter to them.

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The Tale of Two Grandparents

A few weeks back while we were enjoying our holiday break, I was seated in a common area of a family friendly gym we were visiting.  My boys and husband were finishing up the last bit of their workout, and I had a couple of minutes to myself.  As an introvert immersed in the middle

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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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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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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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