Happy Mother’s Day

Stuff for mom

Happy Mother's Day!  Today is a wonderful time to celebrate all the great women in children's lives who care for them. This time of year I find myself inspired by the poems of Erma Bombeck who has a knack for capturing the essence of being a mom and a parent. I came upon the following poem not too long ago and wanted to share it with you - it is truly perfect for today (Source: Between Us … [Read more...]

Friday Fun: Modern Holidays


It's time to dust off Friday Fun! This week's pic of the week, a snapshot of our modern holiday family life. … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Musings

Mother's Day Gifts

A mother’s day post from a mom we all wish we knew As an author and a woman, there are just some women authors I wish I had gotten the chance to meet and have a cup of coffee with.   You know the type: the ones who make you think: wow...she would have been a great neighbor. … [Read more...]

Keep Calm and Avoid the Mall…it can be done!

Keep Calm and Avoid The Mall

I swung over to the mall yesterday, President’s Day,  to take my usual walk - but arrived a bit after the mall opened instead of during the usual pre-opening walk hours. OMG, what a mistake! … [Read more...]