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Facetime : Unplugged

Quick… where’s your phone? If you’re like me you’re reading this post on your phone and it’s already in your hand… Phew!   If you’re really like me you’re currently “pinging” your phone with your Apple Watch… It was just here a minute ago, I swear that thing has legs!   Whatever category you fall in most of us […]

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Bummer Summer

Remember me? The one with the bucket list of summer activities for my kiddos and me to make this the best summer yet? What’s that old phrase? The best laid plans of men and mice often go awry? That basically sums up how the last few weeks have gone. My kids have spent more time […]

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Be Aware, But Don’t Forget to See the Good

The first story I read about a woman who had been followed through a store by “bad guys” in an attempt to abduct her children was in April. HORRIFYING!!  It was somewhere else though; far enough away to make me interested but to feel detached.  Then the local stories started.  And they kept coming. . . . .   […]

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Becoming Selfish

We are in the middle of eating supper and my oldest daughter asks me for a bite of my food. My immediate answer is no. But, really my immediate answer is always “no” and quite frankly I don’t feel guilty about it. Why would I give you a bite of my supper when you have […]

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Pinterest Pressures

Oh, for the love. We have to do “last day of school” pictures now? I didn’t even get around to doing the “first day” ones, let alone have them pose with a Pinterest inspired chalkboard or a burlap-covered-something-or-other with their school year, age, future job choice, and favorite kind of cookie. When will the madness end?! Is […]

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