One thing stands out to me: Good relationships should be celebrated and Valentine’s Day should be celebrated in some fashion. Whatever fits your relationship, your personalities and where you are in your journey: cute, fun, gimmicky, reflective, serious, sensual, sexual. Whatever fits the two of you the best at that point in your relationship. Have […]
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My goal this year is to stop striving to be like “that other mom” and just be me. That is what my kids want. That is what my husband wants. They want more of the mom I was designed to be. The quirky, unorganized, passionate, fun-loving mom that was given to them. I want to […]
Each year since then, we have survived and come out the other end stronger. My husband sacrifices time with his family. His children sacrifice time with their dad. I sacrifice time with my husband and partner. But if you accepted the position, then you accepted the good with the bad and you do what you […]
We don’t ask anyone to bring anything other than themselves. Most people are relieved to not have another thing on their to-do list. They walk in with a sort of a relaxed swagger and grin on their face—just happy and grateful to take part and be taken care of for a couple of hours.
As we settle back into the routine of the school-year, our family is busier than ever. There are after-school obligations and after-work obligations. With all the rushing around and varying schedules, it can seem impossible to get a healthy meal on the table, let alone find time to shop for healthy foods! Luckily, I have […]
Summer was a model of ambition. She planned to live life to the fullest extent possible by squeezing every last moment out of everyday. She dreamed of creating a lifelong passion in her children by taking them adventuring, traveling, exploring and memory making. But even the most ambitious of us are only given so many […]
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.
What do moms really need for Mother’s Day? The internet seems to be dripping with answers to this question. Some lists include items such as “pee alone” and “drink a cup of coffee while it’s still hot.” Others indicate that flowers and jewelry are a must. Now don’t get me wrong, I do like peeing […]
Tell me: Do you remember what you received three years ago for your birthday? What about two years ago for Valentine’s Day? Perhaps what you received for Christmas last year? As someone whose love languages include quality time, the most memorable gifts I’ve received have always involved either spending time with the person giving the […]