Finding The Perfect Family Costume

My Halloween costume last year when pregnant with Greyson....more

Staying Together Without Childless Nights

I don't know about you, but I'm always seeing blog posts, articles, and pins about the importance of date nights, how to have them, ideas on the cheap, and ideas for nights at home. For me, it can be annoying to see all these articles because quite frankly Hun and I don't have childless date nights....more

How I'm letting go of Perfection

How I’m letting go of Perfection I just had a birthday last week and there is one new resolution I made for myself and that is to let go of perfection.  I’ve gotten so fed up with myself and, how I’ve been living to be a “perfect” wife, a “perfect” mom, and  a “perfect” friend.  Every day I fail at being “perfect” so every day ends with a feeling of disappointment because, I failed in one of those categories....more

5 Ways to a Great Home Environment

Today, we have a special guest, Julianna Kovacs, who is a conscious parenting coach and recovering perfectionist, that enjoys helping Mothers become more conscious and mindful in parenting. I really enjoy Julianna's insights and wisdom when it comes to conscious parenting and certainly love the community over on her facebook page. So, without further ado, I turn the blog over to her....more

As a mom, I'm grateful for Donald Trump.

I had to be at the Democratic National Convention last month for work, and wasn’t too excited about the assignment. As a Bernie Sanders supporter, I felt disillusioned and disappointed that my candidate wasn’t ending up the nominee. However, I didn’t consider myself a “Bernie or Bust” person either.My work as an organizer for an advocacy movement brought me to the convention, so I focused on that rather than the chaos.At first, anyway.But then I didn’t....more

Stories You Tell

Family stories. Events usually strung together in chronological order unfolded to the hearer as to entertain, to stir, and to remind. The Teller gets to meander down a path, whether dimly lit or bright as the heavens, and give a recount of the happenings of a day in time that, for whatever reason, was etched in their mind.  The Hearer gets take it in all and live it with them.  ...more

Women In The 21st Century: Reliving The Sixties In Your Sixties

No one but a boomer can understand just what living life in the 21st Century is like to someone who lived through that period of radical change. Prior to the hip generation women were given little freedom and had fun only when it was comfortable for the family....more

The Waiting

Our family is in that difficult time that all cancer patients and their loved ones get to experience–the waiting. We are grateful that at least Dan is feeling good right now. But, the waiting is hard....more