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What Motherhood Has Taught Me….

A mom shares lessons learned as she juggles her family and career….

Never Forget: It’s Important that my Children know the Significance of Today

I will never forget where I was and what I was doing 17 years ago today.  I will never forget the emotion, the horror, and the overwhelming sense of helplessness I felt as I watched the events of that day... Continue Reading →

Bring on the Wine – it’s Homework Time Again….

The bane of my existence from September to June - homework time.  Just asking my kids if they have homework can bring on a wide range of emotionally charged responses and unsolicited meltdowns.  As if I, the woman who has... Continue Reading →

The morales of both motherhood and being a wife….

Life is not without it's lessons - the hard ones, the funny ones, the annoying ones, etc.  Every time I turn around it seems as if I am learning something, as both motherhood and being a wife is fraught with... Continue Reading →

Choose kindness this school year….

If you have read my blog you know that I often speak out passionately when it comes to bullying.  Having a child who has been the victim of bullying has been what drives me to challenge other children and parents... Continue Reading →

Finding your truth…. a letter to my children

To the Best Three Persons a Mom could have asked for, Life is not easy, nor often fair, nor kind.... Life is full of challenges, demands, and responsibilities.  In life you will be tested, you will be hurt, you may... Continue Reading →

The Bullying Epidemic

A problem as old as time, yet one that continues to exist, and if anything has only gotten more powerful - thanks in part to social media, parental ignorance, and a generation of entitlement. If you are a parent whose... Continue Reading →

When you child is the victim of bullying…

The phone call came last week.  It was the middle school Principal calling to inform me that a bullying issue had occurred, and my oldest son was the victim.  Apparently another kid on his bus, an older child with whom... Continue Reading →

I want to quit my family when…

Some days I just want to wave the white flag, throw my hands up in the air and concede defeat.  Other days I want to run far far away and never EVER come back.  Being a mother and wife is... Continue Reading →

The Liebster Award – 2018

What is the Liebster Award you ask? The Liebster is an award that exists only on the internet and is given to bloggers by other bloggers. The earliest case of the award goes as far back as 2011. “Liebster in... Continue Reading →

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