5 Tips for Long-Term Hotel Stays

Since June I have spent 29 days living in hotels; some of it was planned (mini-family reunion to celebrate my sister’s college graduation), and most of it was not (our condo suffered water damage from the unit above us). In the 29 days my husband, son, and I stayed in […]

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My 3 Favorite Family Traditions

With so many holidays and special occasions happening this summer, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about family traditions. I’ve also read several articles lately about how important it is for children to have traditions they can look forward to. Personally, I love having traditions. When my husband and […]

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The Lightsaber: An Elegant Weapon

This week I’m mixing it up a bit and participating in Star Wars ComLINKS, a Star Wars themed monthly link up. This month’s topic is: Weapon of Choice. What do you think of when you hear the words: Star Wars? Chances are, a lightsaber was one of the first things that […]

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6 Useful Phone Apps

I’m fairly picky about the apps I install on my phone. Most of the apps I have are pretty basic: Gmail, maps, calendar, etc, but there are a few extra apps which I find make a great addition to the basics. The 6 apps below are some of the most […]

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Be Kind

I’m back this week with more Words to Live By (you can view my previous post here). Lately, I’ve been reflecting on things people struggle with. What seems simple to one person may be incredibly difficult for someone else, and, vice versa. That certainly doesn’t mean that one person’s struggles are […]

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Reasons to (re)Watch Parenthood

I love watching movies and tv shows. When I find a movie or show that I really love, I can’t help but want to tell everyone I know about it. Parenthood is one of those shows. It quickly became my favorite show and one that I have recommended to just […]

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5 Things I Love About Being a Mom

With Mother’s Day being this past weekend I’ve spent a lot of time recently thinking about what I love about being a mom. These are the 5 things I decided that I love the most about being a mom, in no particular order. Seeing the world though my son’s point […]

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“Honey, you okay?”

My toddler thinks my first name is Honey. He walks around the house calling for Honey, and when he wants to check up on me he asks, “Honey, you okay?” It’s not too surprising that he thinks my name is Honey. My husband rarely calls me by my first name […]

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Promote What You Love

Once in a while you find a quote that just sticks with you and becomes a part of you. I’ve had many quotes that I’ve loved over the years but none that have stuck with me as much as the one below has. It has become my motto, and the […]

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