The Cure to School Picture Woes

Toasting my cousin Taylor and his new wife Kellen and wishing them the best on the new adventure to South Korea with the Air Force. A family shot at the end of the night! ...more

Mom Brain

Leftover picture from summer vacation....seems like a lifetime ago, but it's been less than two weeks.Ever...more

Is Switching Schools Bad for Kids?

Leftover vacation pic.I never switched...more

When the Baby of the Family Starts School

My new sixth grader! Fourth Grader! ...more

Traveling the Wild West: Griswold-style

Warning: If you're one who has an adverse reaction to an excessive amount of vacation pictures, this isn't the post for you!But, if you're willing to indulge one blogger's need to share, read/look on.... A few months ago, an idea was hatched: let's...more

Dating Tips

Water park date with the Brinkruff kiddos. ...more

Reason One Billion Why I Love My Boys

Yes, one son can be encouraged to place groceries on the conveyer belt in return for a penny pony ride! It's not often I share my heels, but I will for family friend Mia when she visited for a few days (with her brother Liam). ...more

Who needs a toothbrush at camp?

Saturday the whole family gathered at my Aunt Linda's lake house. ...more

All By Myself

I loved participating in the Indianapolis "Listen to Your Mother" show! ...more

The Pottery Barn Kids Catalog Lied to Me About Parenting

A great picture of the table (with a background shot of my childhood friends and me)! ...more