Much has been said about this year's presidential election, way too much at times. We do discuss politics a little in my house but not extensively because my husband and I don't agree so it never goes well. We...
I tend to be a bit of a perfectionist. My family might (certainly will) even call me a bit anal. Although, I’ve never been perfect looking (my nose is just a bit too big, my legs are a bit...
It happened. I yelled at someone else's kid at the splash park. I knew it was a possibility, I just didn't expect it to actually ever happen. When we got to the splash park (a playground with random sprinklers and fountains...
As I hurried down the ramp in the hospital parking garage, I could hear every step as my flip flops hit the pavement. It echoed in a muffled way, like I was underwater, drowning. And in a way I...
 Having children changes everything. This is just a fact we all think we know. I just think it is a fact that doesn't totally sink in until you are really living it. Before having kids you tell yourself that you...
One of the things I love the most about my kids' school is how much they focus on the positive attributes of my children.  I have never gotten a negative comment about their academic performance or behavior without a...
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