Seated at our kitchen table with my hands wrapped around my hot cinnamon tea, I heard my boys starting their day upstairs.  I knew my...

As I sat in the audience while my younger son competed in the county spelling bee, it was difficult to watch.  Partly because I was...

I must admit, my heart dropped to my shoes as the realization dawned on me that my oldest son would be competing in the high...

As promised, I wanted to write a post about the age range of early teens and beyond to give readers options as their kids grow. ...

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...

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...