2018 Word of the Year

2018 Word of the Year

It seems to be a popular thing these days to pick a word of the year. Since I have a thing for words this is a trend that I can get on board with. A few years ago, my word was stronger. Last year I chose the word still. I chose it because I felt like I needed to slow...

Letter to Logan

Dear Logan, Thank you. Not something you’ve been hearing much of in the last few days. I’ve been suspicious of you for a while now and your regrettable choice to post a vlog with a suicide victim confirmed my concerns. Like many kids, my son loves YouTube....
7 Simple Steps to a Better Year

7 Simple Steps to a Better Year

You know the drill. The new year approaches and you might feel compelled to jot down a few resolutions. We all want to do better, be better,┬álive better and so resolutions seem like the thing to do. I’ve noticed that my resolutions are usually about giving up...
Leave Room for Magic

Leave Room for Magic

Some of my most vivid childhood memories are that of decorating for Christmas with my Grandma. I can remember the dusty smell of the Christmas boxes. I can envision the multi-colored lights reflecting off the paneling of the small living room walls. I can feel the way...
Could YOU Be The Cure?

Could YOU Be The Cure?

Some stories are sparked with passion and my fingers race to keep pace with the words formulating in my mind. Other stories marinade for months before ever coming to fruition. This story began as the later, it has remained unfinished on my computer for several months....
A Note From The PTA

A Note From The PTA

This post was originally shared on Her View From Home. This year I will serve as the president of our school’s parent-teacher association. This follows three years of volunteering and one as vice president. Consider this my state of the union speech. It seems to...