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A friend just started Tidying Up her home during the recent Polar Vortex. She and her family gathered 22 bags of clothing that no longer fit/no longer sparked joy. That was ONLY from 4 of the 5 family members...

On Remembering… 9/11/2001

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My legs are sticky with splattered juice and my patience is at an all-time low. I can feel myself starting to unravel and scramble to control the situation. I had repeatedly asked my seven-year-old daughter not to open the...

Back to School Blues

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I can’t believe I am even about to write this because I can hear all four of my children screaming at each other in the basement, and the dog is barking herself silly right outside the back door and...
Recently my family and I discovered an amazing song by the Black Eyed Peas called Be Nice. It’s seriously so catchy and was a song that came out of the new series Songland, on NBC. My family and I...
Recently I've been talking to a friend of mine who is in the process of becoming a life coach. We've talked about many things, but one of the most eye opening discoveries has been how often I use one...
As I was leaving church one recent Sunday, I was stopped by a member of our congregation. This particular person has said a few questionable things to me in the past, but because I was raised with manners and...
We see each other at the park, we say hi. We see each other at events, we quickly catch up. I ask you how you’re doing, and you say, “Doing good. Busy. The usual. Life is crazy. Isn’t the weather nice?” We...
 I am always in need of a good book. You should see my to-read list, it's endless. I thought I would share what's on my summer reading list in case you are in need of a good book too....
This past spring break we went to Disneyland for a few days. It was a very magical experience as you would expect Disney to be. We stopped by the customer service desk on our first day to request a...

I Miss My Mom

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My husband and I thought we wanted to raise independent children. I blame him for putting that idea out into the universe. I’m conflicted to report -- I think we did. And, just like my now 21-year-old daughter, I couldn’t...
When I was 10, I wrote an essay about my dad for a newspaper contest. It was a Father’s Day prompt asking kids to talk about why their dad was the best dad, and the prize was a gas...
Celebrate Pride by talking to your kids about gender and sexuality. My thirteen year-old son started wearing rainbow Pride bracelets from Target last summer. Before school started, he bought a Pride t-shirt, too, and when September rolled around, he joined...

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Ice Castles in Lake Geneva | Beginning January 31, 2020

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Lake Geneva - The Ice Castles will open to the public starting January 31st at 4pm. Ice Castles is an award-winning frozen attraction located in...