About the Seasons in Life When you Forget to Laugh

About the Seasons in Life When you Forget to Laugh

I have recently found out that my sister, who I am close with is moving states away. Most of our lives we have lived less than an hour away at most. While it’s good for her, it has been hard for me thinking about life without her family close by. Also, I found...
Travelin’ Around: Ballard Neighborhood of Seattle

Travelin’ Around: Ballard Neighborhood of Seattle

  Welcome to my first edition of my new feature “Travelin’ Around”. While I will spend most of my travel in the Pacific Northwest, occasionally I will feature farther away spots too. Today’s edition belongs to the Ballard neighborhood of...
Why Your Misbehaving Child At The Park Doesn’t Bother Me

Why Your Misbehaving Child At The Park Doesn’t Bother Me

  As park weather begins and more kids start filling up the swings there will inevitably be conflict. Pushing, yelling, name calling and other behavior are bound to happen in these situations. How we deal with it will help our kids learn conflict resolution in...
Why I Play Pokemon Go With My Boys

Why I Play Pokemon Go With My Boys

“REGIIISTEEERED TO THE POKEY-DEX!!” My boys scream out of delight. Not just a loud scream, this is a full body, red-faced, throat hoarse, scream of delight. Every time we catch something new on Pokémon Go I hear this squeal. The momentary joy they get and...
How to be Successful While Grocery Shopping With Kids

How to be Successful While Grocery Shopping With Kids

While our weekly trips to the grocery store aren’t always perfect, I enjoy taking my boys with me to shop. After talking with a few of my friends and reading some comments online, I have found this is not always the case. I wanted to share a little bit about...
Adele, The 2017 Grammys and Motherhood

Adele, The 2017 Grammys and Motherhood

When our babies are small we often have so many duties that a part of ourselves is lost for a time. Not everyone experiences the beginning of motherhood in the same way, but I don’t believe you can become in charge of a new human life and not give up a part of...