He may never pick up his socks, but I hope he never loses his enormously open and happy heart. This kid, along with his daddy and kid brother, changed my entire life by giving me a house FULL of people to love. I thought there could never be another gift more powerful than that, yet every year the boy manages to somehow take my breath away.Read More
The summer-to-school-year transition can be jarring for families, to say the least. Adding the complexity of split custody to the mix will give you whiplash.Read More
Who would have thought that my childhood best friend’s children and our own would share the same love for one another that she and I have for over 30 years? Apparently, miracles do happen and we plan to nurture the heck out of this one.Read More
This Christmas our family tried out a new twist on our typical holiday tradition. Instead of adopting a family or taking canned goods to a food bank, we decided to trade our cozy PJs for a morning spent knocking on the doors and talking to complete strangers.Read More
Planning crafting projects to fill up the days off the kids have during the week of Thanksgiving began as my desperate diversion attempt to keep them occupied, so I had some chance of getting any work done from my home office.
What I didn't realize is how much I would enjoy what has now become a tradition in our home.Read More