After my husband and I were married, I ran outside to meet him at the front door every day in the evening. After being away from home for twelve long hours, it was exciting to see each other. I’d run and jump into his arms. Then comes baby! The first pregnancy was easy on my […]
As my son’s 4th birthday approaches, I can’t help but reminisce about how he burst into this world. The truth is, I don’t remember one second of the actual moment he arrived. Not his first cry, not what he looked like fresh out of the womb, not holding him to my chest. I’ll explain why […]
Chances are, no one is taking you back-to-school shopping or for a physical. Let’s be creative and proactive as we take care of our inner and outer selves.
The key to saving money- or getting it back- requires some good old fashioned communication skills: letters and phone calls.
Dear Newlywed, Looking back over the last decade of marriage, I have a thing or two to share with your naïve, confident and optimistic little self.
I kept the toddlers by my side; I looked at what I planned to see; I picked out a few items… and then I made a mistake. I decided to keep looking.
As the days unfold, I can think of many happy moments. My Mommy Happy List consists of those many moments of happiness that make our hearts smile.
I was 26 years young. I imagined a picturesque life as a stay-at-home mom. Then reality quickly (and literally) hit home. Motherhood was not as I imagined.
“What are you two going to have in common?” my mom asked, when I had mentioned that my then-boyfriend, at 14, was older than I. How much older? Just by a four-year punch but significant enough to highlight my taste in older men. I think I’ve always liked older guys. I kept trying to connect […]
Hello you, How long has it been now? Ten years?! Time sure does fly by! I have attended quite a few graduation ceremonies recently, and it’s triggered many memories of you. Seeing so many high school seniors with wide smiles full of promise and hope has reminded me of the way you were. Strong, quiet, […]