School Started, a Reflection

I now have two middle schoolers. Before school even began, my daughter excitedly discussed all the things she wanted to do to her locker....

So What?

I’m in a “So What?” stage of life right now. Do you know this one? It’s that niggling feeling in the back of your mind that tells you to...

The Best Valentine’s Gift Ever

If you know anything about me or have read any of my posts in the past, you know that Valentines is not my favorite holiday. So, when I...

I finished and now what?

Sunday, I submitted the final paper of my Masters program. After almost three years of weekly homework, I’m done. No more required...

Differences are Great

If I were to describe my family I would start by dividing us up into two groups, “the doers” and “the thinkers”. Two equally fascinating...

Crisis of Confidence

My husband has a mantra he repeats with the kids a few times a week as needed, “What does life take?” And the kids answer back,...

The Real Lost Boys

While watching his favorite cartoons the other morning a public announcement came on, one of the girl empowerment ones.  It said that...