We went to my parents’ house today for an Easter egg hunt. They still live in my childhood home about 25 minutes away from where I live now. It’s about the only tradition we’ve hung on to for all the kids every year at Easter, and my parents have an awesome yard which is perfect […]
Are You Living A Life With Time To Live?
I am in the process of reevaluating my life. I’m looking at what I’ve convinced myself is important and what is actually important. I’m looking at what will matter 20 years from now and what won’t. What my kids and I will remember and cherish and what won’t even show up on the radar when […]
Your Decisions Can Be UN-decided.
I have had a rough couple weeks. It’s why I’ve been virutally absent here on the blog and also on the Facebook page. The details aren’t important. I don’t need any sympathy or empathy or Oh, that sucks. What I do need is to reevaluate, and I need to look at the life and the […]
Reminders From The Universe
This is a rough time of year for swimming families. Most Championship meets for the winter swim season are in February and March, and that means that in the weeks leading up to those championships, there are a bunch of other swim meets for kids to swim in and hopefully get the qualifying times to […]
When Was The Last Time You Had A Lazy Sunday (or a lazy any-day)?
Life with kids is inevitably going to be hectic and chaotic at times. Especially once your kids get involved in sports and other extra curricular activities. If you have one kid in one activity that is bad enough. When you have more than one kid over the age of five that’s when things can get […]
Decluttering Isn’t Only About “Stuff.” Less Yes, And More NO.
When is the last time you said No? And I don’t mean no to things like Mom, can I stay up until the Super Bowl is over? or Mom, can I eat chocolate chip cookies for dinner tonight? or Mom, can we get a kitten? I’ve been doing a lot of thinking, reflecting and evaluating in […]