As we step into this new year, this new decade, I look back at all the changes that it's held for me. It was huge!! I entered 2009 as a single parent to my oldest daughter and I leave 2019 married to my best friend with four daughters, a step son and having reconnected with… Continue reading A Final Look
"May you never be too grown up to search the skies on Christmas Eve."
After all my anxiety and running around like a crazy 😜 woman, all went well. Yes, there were tears (Kayla), there was some tummy aches (Bethany) and lots of reapplying makeup (Reagan) but we survived. We even managed to get to the recital early and find great seats!!! Life came up roses yesterday. Now let's… Continue reading Take A Bow
The twins have been involved in a hip hop class once a week after school and this weekend is the performance. Yesterday, as we ran around trying to get to the dress rehearsal I remembered quite vividly why I'm a horrible dance mother. This role takes a lot of time and practice and I'm more… Continue reading Dance Mom?
"If you want your children to listen, try talking softly to someone else." ~ Ann Landers
Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. The smells from the kitchen, watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade on TV, listening to the kids run around and play while they wait for this food (that is taking forever and I'm going to die waiting any longer!!!). It takes me back to my childhood and all… Continue reading Traditional Or Non
Last at Halloween as we made our way around the Old Mill District our little munchkins were happy to collect their candy but still little enough to be tired 😴 early. This year as we made that same trip around the shops, collecting mounds of chocolate, coupons for ice cream and who knows what else,… Continue reading What A Difference A Year Makes
Bebe is the youngest of our kids and she is one of the most affectionate too. She will randomly run up to me or my husband and sit in our laps to hug and kiss us and tell us how much loves us. Lately, she has been putting her head to my chest and listening… Continue reading Brain Talk