The Show Must Go On

In the craziness of our life recently with back to school for all 3 kiddos while balancing work from home and in the field time – and developing the Managing Motherhood series each week, I am behind on some of our family’s big moments this summer. Our theatre loving, song writing and singing little actress […]

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Front Porch Memories

One of the bright spots throughout this pandemic has been the growing number of families taking to their front porches to capture pictures of their family. It’s hard not to find several posts a day from friends and family members while scrolling Instagram and Facebook. I’ve loved seeing everyone’s take on the quarantine life; some […]

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This is…38

T•H•I•R•T•Y-E•I•G•H•T Today, January 8th, is my Birthday. Until the past couple of years, I’d never enjoyed celebrating my Birthday. It was just another day to me…one I didn’t really want to acknowledge – and not necessarily because I was getting older, which now is most definitely the case. But, no. As much as I put […]

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We grow together.

A couple days ago I made the below post on my Instagram. If you’re not following me on that platform, then you should. (shameless plug) BUT…Today I wanted to elaborate on it just a little bit because I received so many positive comments and DM’s (direct messages) about what I’d written. This is a topic […]

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Here Comes the Sun

Here comes the sun Here comes the sun, and I say It’s all right Little darling, it’s been a long cold lonely winter Little darling, it feels like years since it’s been here Here comes the sun Here comes the sun, and I say It’s all right Little darling, the smiles returning to the faces […]

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Best Nine

Every year Instagram has this fabulous way of showing you how great, or maybe not so great, your year was by pulling the Best Nine or Top Nine photos from your feed based on the number of likes they each received. I pull mine every year as a way to look back at the “big” […]

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Until, Jude…

Have a third child. It’ll be fun, they said. Our third child has proven to us in more ways than we’d like to admit – that we are average, at best, at parenting. When we were raising our older two children we often marveled at how well-behaved, easy and manageable our children were; that because […]

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Empty. Hollow.

September brings about reminders of change. Two years ago we were preparing for one of the biggest changes in our life – the addition of our third child.  We hadn’t really planned on having any more children, but then life circumstances afforded us the opportunity to reevaluate what was most important to us and that […]

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Most Honored Lady

The very first letter (which was actually an email) my husband wrote me began with the greeting, Most Honored Lady; the way in which his favorite composer wrote to his wife.  The fact that we wrote each other actual sentences and complete thoughts as opposed to abbreviated jargon and emoji-based texts is something I perceive to be lost on the current […]

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