FYI: Parenting Is Hard

“The days are long, but the years are short.” ~ The Happiness Project   Looking back on February, this month was exhausting. I did ALL THE THINGS with my kids! Also, listening to them, I mean really listening, is tough. It takes time. (Why is every...

11 Commandments to Help You Through 2016

On my quest to make 2016 just a little bit better than 2015, I’ve decided to embark on a year-long Happiness Project. Inspired in part by the book “The Happiness Project” by Gretchen Rubin, and in part by my own internal drive to find meaning among...

Good Bye 2015: Hello Brand New Day

Every year on January 1 I sit down and reflect back on the previous 365 days. Don’t we all? It’s usually something DT and I do on New Year’s Eve. But, he was back in NY to officiate his sisters wedding, so I was solo mama with the two kids this year....
Friday Reflection: Less Facebook, More Facetime

Friday Reflection: Less Facebook, More Facetime

Earlier this week I had a small meltdown, which seemingly came out of no where. Looking back, I can now pinpoint that it came from Facebook. That’s right, the social network that keeps growing. Since that little episode, I have become more aware of just how much...