The Power of Connecting with Others

The Power of Connecting with Others

Why You Should Look for Similarities Instead of Differences I’ve been thinking a lot lately about a vacation my family and I took to Punta Cana. Even though the trip was months ago, I can’t get it out of my head thanks to an amazing encounter I had. It was a simple,...
Am I Doing This Parenting Thing Right?

Am I Doing This Parenting Thing Right?

Focusing on the Parenting Choices That Matter It’s hard being a parent—and so, so easy to shame ourselves for not doing everything right. Hell, do any of us really even know what “right” means when it comes to raising kids? We want our children to grow, thrive, be...
A Celebration of Mom

A Celebration of Mom

From the Child I Was and The Adult that I Am   When I think of the word “mom,” I think of the person who supported me in my youth, who cheered me on at every softball and basketball game and track meet. I think of the person who taught me about values, how to...
Fridays with Gram

Fridays with Gram

Where Does Your Happiness Come From? Happiness comes in all forms. And sometimes it’s the little things that end up making the biggest impact on your life. For me, happiness often comes over a shared meal with my 93-year-old grandmother. Gram and I have had a...