This is How it Always is by Laurie Frankel was recommended to me on a podcast I often listen to called What Should I Read Next? with Modern Mrs Darcy. What I like about her podcast is that she talks with real readers, big bloggers, small bloggers, and others about what they are reading. On the episode I was… Read More
What should I read to my grandchild? I love a good story and one of my favorite times as a parent were reading to the Warriors. Story time was a huge part of our lives right from the very beginning and I am super excited to start again with my grandchild!
Yes. You. You deserve to be cherished. You. With all of your bumps, bruises, mistakes, dramas, craziness, whatever. You. With the really bad ex, the really bad decision you made last week, the really bad choice you’re going to make next week. You deserve to be cherished. Do NOT settle for anything less.
Whatever you do, do not buy the egg pan! After many years of marriage, Big Jon and I have found our way through the brambles with mother-in-laws and father-in-laws. We have worked through a few issues, been through a few ups and downs and are now at an acceptable cruising altitude for everyone involved. And then… Our children start to… Read More
Raising boys is an adventure. Early on in our marriage, Big Jon and I agreed on several mantras for raising our warriors. Today I’d like to share four important things to remember when guiding young men on their journey to adulthood.
I love family tradition – special things we do that we pass down to our children. For me, it has been things like home-made Halloween costumes, special Easter Baskets, Big Jon’s birthday cake (that is always late because I forget to buy the ingredients :). But the Christmas Traditions are nearest and dearest to my heart. And then there… Read More