When we are the heartbeat of our family, it can take a lot to nurture and care for all those who depend on us.  Below...

I have reached a time in my life in which I am no longer motivated to find a babysitter for my boys.  They certainly are...

"If you make your bed every morning, you will have accomplished the first task of the day.  It will give you a small sense of...

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...

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...

Last summer, I wrote about the passing of our thirteen-year-old Bichon-poodle named Kisses.  While this loss was painful, it was an experience of growth for...

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...

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...

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...

Over the weekend my husband noted, and accurately so, that I was on edge.  To him this edginess seemed inexplicable and from his perspective, it...