How Do You Let Them Go?

While my daughter loves the water, she doesn’t know what swimming is. Last year while on vacation, she exclaimed she was swimming when really all she was doing was wildly flailing her arms around and splashing up water. So, of course I went to the […]

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An Unkept Promise

As I was putting Reagan to bed last night, I heard Grayson’s little voice wimper for a hug. Over and over again, he cried, “I want hug. I want hug.” Earlier that evening, he refused to eat dinner. Reagan and I will sit down to […]

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When Massacres Are The Norm

I wanted to use this blog to exercise my writing muscle. After years of not writing anything, I wrote for a political campaign and realized how much I miss writing in general. I decided I would start a website and publish posts about wellness and […]

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Look At Where You Are

  As I looked out at the view pictured, I muttered to myself, “Look at where you are.” I was miserable. More than miserable. It felt like the walls were closing in. I was on a week-long vacation with my husband and kids but in […]

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What’s the harm with gender specific toys?

I had yet another epic argument with my parents. This time it was about gender. I made a simple request that they don’t give my daughter “girlie” toys this Christmas, which apparently triggered my parents. My father accused me of wanting to genetically engineer my children […]

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