Spelling and Starbucks
Today is very unusual for me. My eldest son made it to the regional Spelling Bee, so I picked him up from school early and took him over to participate. When it was his turn to spell, I realized I was as nervous as he was - or more so!… (0 comment)

Keeping Your Identity
After having my first child, my life was forever changed. Different routine, different focus, different body, different everything! Looking in the mirror one day, I could hardly recognize myself. Who was this woman? Was my old identity gone forever?…

Travel with Kids
Here I am again, preparing to travel in a car for 2 days with three kids and a dog. What!? I know I'm not the only one who dislikes travel - even though it's wonderful to see family. The preparations and packing are a necessary part of the process, but I'd prefer to snap my fingers and be done with it.…

Speak Truth To Yourself
Do you ever talk to yourself? I don't mean the weird kind where you are muttering under your breath while making coffee or folding laundry... I mean do you ever speak truth to yourself?…