Tonight, after I put my kids to bed and finally had a moment to myself, I thought of the ways I inadvertently give people in my life my emotional and sometimes physical leftovers. No, I am not talking about food anymore. I am talking about giving those we love the most in our life, the […]
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If you want to continue to use your social media accounts to stand out as the “real” mom in the midst of the posed, filtered masses, by all means, you do you. But don’t expect me to join in. Instead, you’ll find me over here posting about how perfect my life is, because those are […]
Ask yourself the following question: How will I spend the next 50 birthdays? We spend countless hours planning and celebrating our kids’ birthdays, but rarely take a moment to think of our own.
To be clear, there is magic in television. And it’s called editing. What we see is very intentional, a limited view of the home, the process, and the people.
“Dad,” she beamed, “I’m so glad you’re home. I really miss you when you’re gone. But I’m also glad when you come home because Mommy makes dinner again.”
Date night is not my favorite term. In fact, it is a term that grates on my nerves a bit. Some people don’t like “moist” or “panties”. I will take either over “date night”. Nonetheless, my husband and I decided some form of “us time” was required so we could remember how to have a […]
A couple of weeks ago a group of friends and I were discussing our marriages. We have all been married in spans ranging from 5-17 years. The topic came up as to whether or not we were still attracted to our spouses. Some answered they definitely were, while others said, “Not so much.” I’m inquisitive, […]
It was an election. It was ugly. But it is over. We need to figure out a way to set aside politics and look our neighbors in the eyes again. We need to rediscover civility. Why? Because America is bigger than any politician. America is stronger than any political party. Politics Is a Nasty Business […]
A few months ago, I finished up a yoga class with a few balance poses. These were not hard poses. They were poses I had done for a while. But for some reason, I couldn’t seem to find my balance. I was all over the place and getting frustrated when the teacher called out, “Don’t […]