This week I took my oldest son shopping for school. It was an exciting evening for him as this is his first time buying school supplies.[Read more…] about Facing the Truth of the Bulletproof Backpack
Celebrate with Mickey Mouse for the Best Birthday
Trying to decide a theme for your preschooler’s birthday party can be a challenge. Their interests are constantly changing. A great idea is to pick a classic theme they will love: Mickey Mouse! Choosing to celebrate with Mickey Mouse makes for one of the best birthdays![Read more…] about How to Celebrate the Best Birthday with Mickey Mouse
“If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed.” I love this statement made by Admiral William H. McRaven in his commencement speech at the University of Texas at Austin in 2014.
Never have I understood this truth more clearly than as a parent! My little guys are currently 4 and 5 years old. Every morning they are expected to make their bed. Now, this is quite the challenge when you consider they are like a T-Rex with tiny arms that can’t reach across the bed. The difficulty is amplified since their beds are each against a wall, making it nearly impossible for success when working with traditional sheets and comforter.[Read more…] about If you want to change the world, make your Beddy’s!
What is Memorial Day?
Every year we celebrate Memorial Day on the last Monday in May. This national holiday brings thoughts of backyard BBQs and spending the long weekend with family and friends for most Americans.[Read more…] about Memorial Day: Celebration and Rembrance
It has officially been ten years since our wedding day. Life has brought so many changes over the years, but one thing remains the same. Each year on our anniversary, I put on my wedding dress.[Read more…] about Wearing My Wedding Dress Every Anniversary