I've relied on this friend. Much more than I thought I did when that friend was here. Like the old saying, you never know what you had until it's gone. And "Distance makes the heart grow fonder." And the poignant, "It really stinks when your friend dies." When the air was...Read more
Maybe it happens when you go off to college and realize that you are required to take care of yourself completely. There are no more weekends of tough homework where mom says, "I'll do the laundry for you," or "What can I do to help?" While she may still help,...Read more
Managing Night Your Child's Terrors
Imagine lying peacefully in bed after a long day, ready to fall asleep, when suddenly you hear a blood curdling scream coming from your child’s bedroom. You fly from your bed to your...
I love yogurt--smooth, creamy, and full of protein and terrific probiotics and other nutrients. If my kids had it their way, they'd eat yogurt around the clock. I just got a taste of what I'll call the Rolls Royce of yogurt -- Read more
Imagine what you'd feel if... You just get a phone call that someone in your family has been in an accident and it doesn't look like they are going to make it. You are responsible for your friend's children and because of your bad care, the kids are hurt, and you are...Read more
This Mom time out is sponsored by DASANI. All opinions are my own. Things just changed forever in my house. We welcomed baby boy--child number four. Of course that means sleepless nights, long days, and plenty of...Read more
After a very long final month, my sweet little boy came into the world on March 23, 2015. He was my biggest baby at nearly 9 pounds. He is thoughtful (you can tell by the way he looks around and studies the world), and only shrieks when it is time...Read more