Confessions of a SAHM at the Start of the School Year


I started and stopped and shifted gears on this post a couple of times today. If this blog post were a standard – we’d probably be stalled out on the side of the road right now – what with all the shifting. This happens to me when I want to be organized, when change is […]

MTM Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Can’t get enough of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? It’s difficult to avoid these days–but if I’m being honest, I really don’t mind one bit! I can’t get enough of the videos–I love watching my family and friends, kids and adults, celebrities and professional athletes, businesses and non-profit employees dousing themselves for a good cause. […]

SIMPLE Giving: In The Habit and From The Heart


You could say it has been an eye opening summer for me. First and foremost, I acknowledge my blessings: healthy kids, a roof over our heads, a stocked refrigerator and pantry, clothes on our backs, jobs to do, entertainment at the ready. How did I get so lucky? No, really? A little bit of hard work, […]