Beautiful you, beautiful daughter

I wake up in the morning with excitement, and a pit in my stomach. You’re going away to camp for the weekend–the whole weekend–for the first time. I know you’re almost thirteen…

The ultimate test of a relationship

I can hardly believe it, but in a couple of months, I’ll be a mom to a teenager. It’s such an amazing age, but I have to admit, some days…

Braiding her hair…

I’m so excited to be featured over at Mamapedia Voices today! It’s a great site, with tons of resources for parents! Braiding Her Hair She’s twelve now and she stands almost…

Five Ways to Get Your Kids Exercising

Welcome to Mom-Monday. I’m glad you’re here! Today, we’re talking about exercise and how to get our kids in on the action. I’m sharing an article I wrote a while…

If we treat them like a treasure

they will become a treasure…   Do I love you because you’re beautiful, Or are you beautiful because I love you? ~Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, Cinderella Thank you,…

The Moment I Almost Missed…

It was after 9:30 p.m. on a school night. Mike was at a dinner meeting for work, my son had just fallen asleep, and I had a lot to do…