I recently fessed up that my discipline methods could use a bit of work (ok, a lot of work). And a couple of my blogging friends had shared their experience with gem jars, so I decided to give them a go. Well, we’re a couple weeks in and I figured I’d share what’s worked and […]
As you probably know, our family likes to dance. So I’ve been trying to come up with a great playlist for the 4th that both the kids and the adults can enjoy. I love a good patriotic music marathon, but I’m looking for more upbeat BBQ music. I’ve searched high and low and haven’t found […]
Recently, while watching The Sound of Music, I found myself crying. No, not because the Nazi soldiers were threatening the von Trapp family, or because Maria was torn between two worlds, but because I realized lately I’ve been parenting a lot more like the grouchy Captain than the playful Fraulein.
This Sunday, moms everywhere will be celebrated with breakfast in bed, flowers, homemade cards and lots of love. But today I wanted to celebrate some moms in a different way. I was talking to a couple friends this week and realized that I have some very talented mom friends who run wonderful family-focused businesses. I’ve […]
It’s true. I joke about what a terrible cook I am. Often. But this morning, Big and I had a discussion that, I have to admit, stung a bit. He was watching a couple minutes of the Food Network, his new favorite. Sanda’s Money Saving Meals is what happens to be on almost every morning […]