Have you had days like this? It’s the 15th time you’ve helped your child pick up their toys and you realize a little too late that you need to vacuum. This goes double for me as we live with two large dogs and two furry felines. I’m also pregnant, so the thoughts of getting on […]
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My children are 10 and 13, which in my mind is prime for amusement park fun! I’ve still got one who is apprehensive about roller coasters, and neither of their theme park endurance levels are quite where I’d like them to be, but guys, it has taken years of training to get them to this point. […]
I love being a mommy. There are many reasons why this is true. It’s difficult to sum them up to a few! We all know how wild and crazy this journey being a mommy can be, but we also know it’s worth it. Milestones One of my favorite things about being a mom is witnessing […]
theyWe may not be Irish in our household, but I have three lucky little leprechauns. What makes them so lucky? Me: their mom. Let me count the ways: I’m mom: their alarm clock, hygiene manager, and life calendar When they miss their alarm or carelessly forget to set it, I wake them. I assemble school […]
As a mom of a special needs child, every year when my son’s birthday comes around the anxiety kicks in. My son loves birthday parties, even though he doesn’t get invited to many. He loves celebrating other kids, and he loves being celebrated as well. We have been very fortunate because my son’s classmates and […]
As a high school teacher for 30 years, I witnessed how my students’ attention and learning was impacted positively and negatively by advances in digital technology. Now, as a grandmother, I find myself wanting to learn more about media’s effect on youth. My concern led me to attend a Digital Literacy Conference covering the Media, […]
When I think about relationships and marriage, something that ALWAYS comes to mind are the 5 Love Languages, by Dr. Gary Chapman.