I Am Voting for Love

As a Democrat, I’ve never questioned how someone could vote Republican. It’s never crossed my mind that anyone should see the world exactly the way I see it. In fact, on most issues, I can put myself in the other…

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Halloween 2020

We typically get 4,000 trick or treaters at our house every year. That’s not an exaggeration. It’s a real, actual, factual number. Our neighborhood is one of the most popular havens for Halloween fun in Miami. This year we had…

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Michael Is a Man!

Grady came barreling through the door after school today shouting, “Mom, mom, mom, maaaaahhhhm! You won’t believe it! Michael is a man!” Of course, I jumped out of my chair to join in his excitement and share his enthusiasm! I…

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Not Your Average Senior Citizen

We were supposed to fly to St. Maarten on March 18th to spend some time with Jason’s parents. Instead, like most spring breakers this year, our vacation plans went from 2 weeks in paradise to 2 months in quarantine. But…

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OMG, the Legos

Annie Bea found a way to attach Legos to my computer while I write. There’s literally no escaping these things.

2019. The Best Worst Year Ever.

Last year was a tough one for our family. I mean, I don’t think the kids noticed (which is the way it should be) but Jason and I definitely struggled a bit in 2019. There was never enough time, never…

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Remembering My Blog

In the past five months, I’ve done a lot. One thing I haven’t done is write in my blog. Why? Well to be honest, it started to become like a chore. I was too worried about social media and likes…

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Mom Guts

A mother or father’s intuition is important. Sometimes it’s the warning bell for little things like too much screen time or too much sugar. Other times it’s the big stuff like bullying or when you just know your kid’s not…

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The Laugh and Cry Gene

I have very strong laugh and cry genes. If something is funny, I will almost definitely wet my pants. And I won’t stop laughing until everyone agrees I’ve taken it too far. I’m guaranteed to be the first one laughing…

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