The Year of No

I keep reading about YES days, YES years, saying YES and seeing what happens. But you know what? I’m tired of saying yes. I say yes to too much. Saying yes has gotten me to a state in which I’m … Read More

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C’mon Mama, FIT It In

It’s the busiest time of year. We all have a million things going on. Between October 28 and January 1st, my family celebrates at least 20 special occasions that require preparation and extra effort on top of our normal day-to-day madness. … Read More

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Stop Sport Snack Sabotage

The term “snacks” in this article, for all intents and purposes, is synonymous with junk food. “We have our first game next week. But don’t worry, we’ll have snacks, so you’ll be okay”. – My Kid’s Coach. This statement, from … Read More

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Front-Loading Summer

As I fold the freshly laundered back to school clothes, I think that I might as well clear out the drawers and trade out the summer clothes for fall. And then I realize IT’S STILL SUMMER! Those cute fall dresses, … Read More

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Kicking the Bucket List

Like a freezing bucket of ice water being splashed in my face, the shock of it hit me. My children just finished their 7-week summer swimming lesson. That means we have already been out of school for seven weeks. That … Read More

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