How An Extra 30 Minutes In The Morning Can Shift Your Day

How An Extra 30 Minutes In The Morning Can Shift Your Day

September 16, 2019 The weirdest thing happens when you get up just 30 minutes before your normal time. The ability to crank out more in your day than you could ever imagine. Before the sun and your kids awake for the day, there is this…

What A Family Dinner Really Looks Like?

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…

A Middle School Mean Girl’s Worst Enemy: Confidence

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…

I’m Too Old For Superficial, Casual Friendships

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…

Adhering To The Stigmas of Modern Parenting Is Exhausting

Adhering To The Stigmas of Modern Parenting Is Exhausting

Wake up, roll out of bed, play for hours, learn something new, eat, poop, sleep. This sounds like a great day for a kid. A childhood of the 80’s was very similar to this. Growing up in the 80’s and 90’s, there was little to…