Category: Being a Mom

For the last 15 years I have experienced and enjoyed the holidays fully. When I was young, I had the all too common experience of divorce in my family which resulted in less than stellar holidays, and often some form of drama. My story isn’t unusual, but how I decided to change it all is […]
  One of the reasons I love Thanksgiving is that it’s not about the gifts, it’s about family. Coming together, sharing a meal, sharing stories and realizing what really matters. However, thanks to this crazy world of consumerism, we can’t even forget about the world around us for one day because stores have decided to […]
  More and more I’m noticing a trend, and I don’t like it. ┬áThe trend is families engaging less with each other and more with their iPhones or iPads. It’s no longer uncommon to see families out to dinner all texting with zero conversation throughout the entire meal. I see Mom’s pushing strollers while talking […]
This summer, my last college graduate is home doing what many recent college grads do, hunting for a job. (She’s a telecommunications/marketing major if anyone is hiring!) As I watched her cross the stage to get her $100,000.00 piece of paper, I couldn’t ignore the ┬ámovie playing inside my head of all that’s passed and […]