When I was dreaming of my future family, I had a picture much like the family I grew up in. My brother and I are twenty months apart. We grew up playing together. We were very close and shared neighborhood friends. I pictured the same exact scenario for me. Fast…
Whether you have kids or not, adding creativity and spontaneity to your love life on a budget can be difficult…but there’s hope!
With five children, my husband and I often did nothing more than run out for a quick meal… and then return home. We found ourselves running out of
What causes relationships to fail? I have pondered this for many years and will probably think on it for many more. One day you’re having the best day of your life… with your dearest friend and a few hours later, things can fall apart to the point where you are
Have you ever been really stressed or angry? I know I have and if you are human, I am sure you have as well. I have always felt guilty for feeling angry even when I had good reason to be. Currently, I am learning to come to terms with …
We live in a world where moms and dads wish they could figure out how to be in two or three places at one time…. We are always on the go dropping off one kid here and another kid there. Parents are caught up in the “busyness” of keeping
Something every parent wants to teach their children is honesty, trust, and responsibility…. However, how can we teach them these values if we’re not honest with ourselves or them.
How many times have you been on the phone with someone and begin to tell, what you see as,
New Years is usually a time when we think about things we want to accomplish or achieve, primarily through resolutions…. My husband had wanted to get more tech savvy this last year but wasn’t sure how to do that. I thought I should buy him a computer for Christmas.
There are many different stages in the world of motherhood! All of these stages get us up early in the morning, require staying up late at night, and running throughout the day. When the kids are first born, we try to stay connected with our friends by making play …
The Christmas Season always brings back heart-warming memories of my grandmothers. If life was a carousel, mothers would be the center that we all revolve around. She hosted countless Christmases…, Birthdays, Easters, Anniversaries, and pot luck dinners without complaint. It was her pleasure, just as long as the whole
Christmas traditions are an important part of the holiday season. Sometimes we get so entrenched in the same traditions year after year that we forget to let others create new traditions… with us. I’m guilty of this for sure.
Mom’s love to run the show. We make sure the tree