8 Ways to Live a Happy Life, According to a 6-Year-Old

My 6-year-old is the happiest kid. From the moment he wakes up smiling, to the moment he drifts off to sleep in full grin, you can find him singing, dancing, and engaged in general merriment. The kid can’t help it. He was born chased-down-by-rainbows-and-sunbeams happy. Sure, he has moments of sadness, anger, and frustration like […]

25 Things Every Parent Should Make Time For Again

As parents we’re required to do a lot of things: comfort, heal, love, protect, provide, and teach. And along with each of these parental responsibilities, our hearts are called to do the same for our partner, friends, extended family, and ourselves. But that last part gets a little tricky sometimes. We’re often so busy doing […]

Sometimes I Choose Me

I love you kids now get it yourself.   You’re a mom, you know how it goes.  You give and you give and you give some more and when you’re not busy giving some element of yourself to someone or something, you feel guilty.  What’s up with that?    And so I say this: Mommy […]

Just Happy

I hope I’m not tempting the fates by writing this post. Have you ever felt like things were going too well?  Like for a brief moment the planets were aligned and the universe was smiling down on you? Well, I don’t feel that way very often.  You see, I’m pretty much a worry addict and when things are going […]