That Time I (Almost) Forgot My Kid’s Birthday

That Time I (Almost) Forgot My Kid’s Birthday

“So there’s no problems with that weekend? October 14th to 16th?” I asked Mark. “I don’t see any issues,” he said as he looked at his calendar. We were looking at our calendars trying to decide if I could make a weekend away work. I had been asked to help with Mom...
I Need Help

I Need Help

I. Need. Help. Those three words are hard to write (and even harder to say). I don’t like asking for help. I like doing things myself. And I like doing them well. But I’ve hit a wall. Honestly, I’ve been running into the same wall for months now. I bought all the...
Unwrap Your Dreams: Front and Centre!

Unwrap Your Dreams: Front and Centre!

Writing a book is a bit like wearing your heart on your sleeve. You write and publish, what you think, is a beautiful book. Your greatest hope is that someone will love it as much as you do. So when you see a post titled “The Best Books To Refresh Your...
Happy?

Happy?

Are you happy?  Overall, are you happy? Happy with life? Happy where your are? Happy when your eyes open in the morning? Happy when you drift off to sleep at night? Are you happy most of the time, with sad or bad moments sprinkled in? Or are you mostly neutral, with...
To The Young Woman in the Lifeguard Hoodie

To The Young Woman in the Lifeguard Hoodie

The day after my dear friend passed away, I was at the airport about to embark on an epic family trip, months in the making. While waiting at the gate, my friend’s mom called me. It was the first time we’d spoken since I got the news that morning. Needless to say, it...
Hypocritical Much?

Hypocritical Much?

I signed my 11 year old daughter Lucy up for a tap class. It was one day, 1.5 hours with a teacher she knows. I told her I was going to sign her up. She was totally fine with it… Until the day before the lesson when she looked at the schedule and she saw it was a...