Category: Family Ties

Creating a family thankful tree at Thanksgiving time to help kids think about and remember all they have to be thankful for during the holidays

Creating a Family Thankful Tree

Over the years I’ve tried different ways to spend this time of year developing an appreciation for all we have to be thankful for. We’ve created thankful turkeys and spent a lot of time talking …

Keeping Her Memory Alive through the Holidays

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyCareGivingStory #CollectiveBias The holidays have become a bittersweet time for me. I’ve always loved the holidays. It’s when we …

A Tale of One Bunny

Homemade Halloween costumes is one of my mommy “things” (along with homemade birthday cakes) but I can’t take all the credit for the tradition, it actually started with my own mommy. She always made our …
Moms are people too

Moms are People too

Mother’s Day is nearly here and I have only one request on behalf of all the mothers in the world: please remember moms are people too Sure, moms make their lives about others. They are …

To My Sister and Her New Husband

My big sister got married this weekend.  And while I was the worst maid of honor in the history of weddings (which is made even worse because she was such an awesome maid of honor …

My First Forever Friend

Sometimes a person comes into your life that you quickly learn you could not live without.  A person who is there for you no matter what, thick or thin.  Who stands by you always and …
Mommying Shouldn't Be This Hard

Mommying Shouldn’t Be This Hard.

It seems these days that being a mommy is just too much for many of us. Motherhood has become exhausting, overwhelming, at times unbearable. We find ourselves doing it all, most of the time on our …

When Life Happens, Blogging Doesn’t

I went to share a previous post on Facebook tonight and was shocked to notice that I’ve only added three new posts in the past week.  Honestly, I think that’s an all-time low in my blogging …

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