I’m closing in on 40. I have long believed that the 30’s are the best decade, but am starting to wonder if my 40’s may be even better. The longer I live, the less I care about what others think of me, and I care more about how I feel about myself. I feel like […]
Who do you spend more time with….your device or your family? Take a hard and fast look at how much time you are spending turning to a device instead of your loved ones. In a 2017 New York Times article, recent studies indicate that people check their smartphones more than 150 times per day and wouldn’t even […]
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I’m mesmerized watching her. Adopted from China just four months earlier, my youngest daughter holds her baby doll with its head cradled in her arm. She smiles at the baby and talks softly, telling her to stay with mommy so she’s safe. Next, she climbs up on the big green rocker and scoots her little […]
Aaaaarrrrrrrggggggghhhhhhhhh!!! Flipping flickers! I called them woodpeckers until my husband corrected me. He took a semester of ornithology in college, so I’ll defer to him on this one. The difference, as far as I am concerned? Flickers essentially are GIANT woodpeckers. And they are doing their best to ruin my sleep; therefore, my life. The Excitement […]
Just before I had my first child – okay, before my wife had our first child – an acquaintance told me that once a man becomes a dad, he’s no longer cool. But that wasn’t going to happen to me. Immediately after our girl was born, though, I discovered some truth in the statement. I’ll […]
Alright, mommas, it’s the start of summer, and if your calendar is anything like mine, you already know that it is going to be a busy one. For this is the season of summer sports, camping trips, barbecues, family vacations, pools, splash pads, road trips, picnics, and activities galore (just to name a few). In […]
Many mamas are joining the ranks of small business ownership and with that, take on the title of Mompreneur. Whether direct sales, Etsy, a service-oriented business, or something completely unique, a Mompreneur wears many hats, and she needs your support. I began my Etsy shop as a hobby. I needed to find my creative self […]