What A Family Dinner Really Looks Like?

Over the last couple years, meal time became stressful at our house. When my kids were little, it was simple. I took whatever we were eating, cut it up into little pieces, put it on their tray and they ate it up. There were no fights over the food I served them. At times they […]

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A Middle School Mean Girl’s Worst Enemy: Confidence

What is it about middle school that brings out the beast in some girls? The whispers, cattiness, and bullying can turn the teen years into a sea full of tears. The destructive behavior of mean girls can even make a self-confident women in her late 30’s flinch. Middle school is all about fitting in and […]

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I’m Too Old For Superficial, Casual Friendships

The other day I gave my daughter grief over not seeing her friends that much this summer. It’s almost as if school brings a constant stream of kids to my house wanting sleepovers. This lull confused me as she is always asking if people can come over. I asked her what was up, did something […]

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