Wishing You More Than Success :: A Letter to My Son on His Birthday
I love your appetite for knowledge, and I hope you to continue to nurture that strong sense of curiosity. Keep asking the questions, and also don’t be satisfied for the trite answers.
Pass the Clipboard :: It’s Okay to Sit One Out, Mamas
We give to others to the point that we have little to offer our partner, let alone ourselves. Sometimes, the best thing to do is to pass the clipboard. It’s healthier for you as a person and as a mom to dial back occasionally to be present to all that is going on in the scheduled lives we live.
Get Up and Go! A Spontaneous Summer Getaway Before Summer Gets Away
Finding a new place to discover as a family can be fun and rewarding, and it does not have to take months of planning or spending hundreds of dollars to step out and explore a new place. Adventure is a space of curiosity and flexibility more than being in a particular destination or on an elaborate trip.
A Texas Trifecta: Guacamole, Queso Dip, and Margaritas
Sometimes the neighbors wander over after the kids’ playdate, or your friends or family at your vacation rental house want something to tide them over. We all need some super simple go-to snacks that keep people snacking until the grill is fired up. And we need recipes that are not measuring cup dependent. (Who can ever find them in rental houses, especially when you have had an adult beverage or three?)
Wishing You More Than Happiness :: A Letter to My Daughter on Her Birthday
I wish you more than painted platitudes sold in craft stores. I wish for you more than pursed-lips, hands-on-hips selfies. I wish you more than posted-on-social-media happiness. I wish you joy and gratitude; I wish you purpose and grace.
Five Ways to Celebrate Earth Day
While ecological awareness may not be a concept that young children can easily grasp, finding small ways to enjoy and care for creation is something that people of any age can appreciate. Here are five ways you and your family can engage in Earth Day.
15 Years Married :: Helping Each Other Grow
We can be our genuine selves with one another: silly, serious, and everything in between. Whether it is the daily grind or dreaming of all the things we would like to do in the next 15 years, we enjoy doing life together.