“Postpartum Depression is real. Depression is real. If we pretend that everything’s OK, then everyone else out there suffering will think they are the only ones; that they are alone. You are not alone.” … More Everything’s Not OK
“We cannot let our destructive thoughts become the narration of our lives, for us to feel as if the sum of our parts do not make us whole. I want to meet you, where you are, and hold your hand as we walk toward the light…just as we are.” … More Come as You are
So, am I taking it too far? Buying-in to the consumerism and hype? Probably. My family has a blast with it and so do I. My one-eighth Irish eyes are smiling so that’s all that matters. … More Get Lucky! The Countdown to St. Pat’s
So get your grocery list ready (because we all know you are headed to the store) and add a couple of things to make the impending snow day even more super. Okay, seriously. Stop rolling your eyes and get your pen ready. … More SNOW DAY
“We hold the power to be life lesson-makers. Children are natural scientists. They are inquisitive beings, constantly on a quest to figure out how things work…Expound on it!” … More Science Fair Success
Cake…cookies…sprinkles…Need I say more?? … More Cake Batter Cookie Bars!
I say, “I love you” to my guys all the time, but I am making a conscious effort to have my behavior say it as well. … More Look at Me, Mommy!
“By residing in Grace, I am finding that I am perfectly imperfect. I am a flawed human who does her best to show kindness to others regardless of the circumstances. If I can accept the imperfections of others and encourage them to look for the good, then I can do the same for myself.” … More Great Expectations
We are all about the spirit of giving and having fun. They are only little once and if I could bottle up the wonder and magic of this season to sprinkle on their heads when they are ornery teenagers I would. I hope they laugh and remember all the funny things Ted, Smart Frisbee, and Joy did. … More No Shelf for This Elf
“Doing the latest thing to garner the approval of others is discounting the unique and special individual you are. Be a trailblazer…Because, in the in end, fulfillment will come to those who celebrate authentically.” … More Joy, Monogrammed