Being the lone female in my house, the fact Valentine's Day comes and goes without much fanfare is a given.  This date mattered much more to...

I came across 'The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning' by Margaretta Magnusson as advertised by one of my favorite little bookstores.  Of course the name caught...

It's a new year and a new you.  More likely, if you are like me, new year and same me.  However, this 'same me' is...

As I shared in an earlier post, my oldest son has started middle school. You can read it here:  Beyond Middle School It has been a learning...

During the summer, I wrote a post about how to support a friend through a difficult life challenge.  You can read about what I learned...

With all the hoopla surrounding Halloween, it’s important to take a step back and make sure we are also giving attention to the grown-up aspects...

I believe in good manners.  I believe that what you give is what you get.  If you can offer respect and kindness to another, you...

By now, school is back in full swing.  With it comes the relief of a structured schedule, but also the demands of learning.  Some kids...

The world can be a scary place.  What makes it even more frightening is that you have to send your kids out into it every...

I don't remember when exactly, that my dear friend Kari shared the news that her five-year old son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes (T1D).  I...