Growing up in the Midwest, thunderstorms were my jam. I remember standing on the porch or in the garage with my dad, watching them roll in from the west, loving both the thrill of impending doom and the safety I felt in his presence. Whatever […]
We are big fans of our guardian angels in my house. My kids ask their angels for help when they are faced with a big test at school or if they wake up in the night from a bad dream. Before I go to bed, […]
Friends, I hear you and I want to help. You’re yearning for…desperate for…dying for…crock-pot recipes that are easy and (mostly) healthy. Well, yearn no more. I am here to help! With four busy kids and a husband who works crazy hours, I depend a lot […]
It’s that magical time of year again. Shopping carts are filled with endless reams of paper, composition books, glue sticks, and pencils. Big yellow buses are cruising the neighborhood during this season when sneakers are still clean and backpack zippers actually work. Once again, we […]
My Dear, Sweet Kiddos, What can I tell you about the insanity that took place this past weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia that would make you understand? How can I explain to you why people would treat other human beings in such an absurd and inexcusable […]
You would think that taking two parents, four kids, five suitcases, and a booster seat all the way to Texas for vacation would have been enough, right? But imagine, if you will, that you also brought along a whole lot more…creatures…than you bargained for.