The First Week of Christmas Spirit

Dec. 7, 2016 by

We all need a laugh this holiday. This excerpt from the new book Mom For the Holidays gives us hope that our holiday can be salvaged too if things go

Please Be My Babies Again (but Just During the Holidays)

Nov. 30, 2016 by

It’s the first week of December and my mommy heart is already in a state of longing.  That longing parents feel for those days when our kids use to be

Stick to the Thanksgiving Basics, Fancy Pants.

Nov. 25, 2016 by

It was one rookie mistake after another yesterday.  My husband and I hosted Thanksgiving again. This is our third (fourth?) year and each time we want it to be personal

Pausing For Candy Distribution

Oct. 31, 2016 by

Halloween falls on a weekday this year and since I have younger monsters at home, our trick-or-treating time will be limited to only a few hours. Rightfully so as we

“Mommy! Duck!”- The Toddler Chronicles

Oct. 5, 2016 by

These posts are part of my toddler chronicles series. They are short and sweet and hopefully give my new readers a taste of how crazy, yet surprisingly calm,my kids really

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