Like most businesses, the music business has its lucrative times of year and then times where things slow down. Record sales peak in the fourth quarter and touring doesn’t start to get heavy until April or May with fairs and festivals. During this year’s “slow season” I’ve chosen to use this time to concentrate on MORE »
I travel for a living. I am in planes, buses, ferry boats, trains etc. I know good and well what it is like to get a child, formula, diaper bags, stroller, toys, DVD payers, and everything else that comes with a child through TSA security, through an airport, and on a plane. It is exhausting MORE »
Remember back in high school, the terrible girls who were always there to stir things up? They were the ones that were the leaders of the pack that made life miserable for so many others. You know, they would have their specific spot in the lunch room. Gather in the parking lot of the school MORE »
Sometimes when things are too hard to comprehend, a songwriter turns to music to help herself make sense of it. I always say that writing is a sort of therapy. When it’s time for celebration, there’s music to be heard. In times of struggle, there’s a song that gives you strength. In sorrow or when MORE »
OK. the holidays are here. Christmas is my favorite time of year. My house looks like the Griswalds x 10,00. You, literally, can see it from a plane on approach to the Nashville airport. (Not kidding, our house is on the approach flight path).
Ahhhh Yes! That little critter is coming back. That is, if we can find him. I never knew about the Elf on a Shelf until I was pregnant with my first son, Noah. The author of the book sent me the box set as a baby gift. Last year was the first year the elf MORE »
When do you tell a child about death? How do you tell a child about death? My 3-year-old comes home from school and plays the typical boy games. Cowboys and Indians, Star Wars, Ninja Hero. He runs around fighting invisible opponents. Sometimes he wins and sometimes he dies, and then gets up and starts over. MORE »
Ok, I am an extrememly compassionate person. When my 3 year old gets hurt, it breaks my heart. I am always there to kiss his boo boo and hold him until he feels better. That is why I wanted to share this story.
I was asked to participate in “Make A Difference Day.” It’s nationwide this Saturday, October 27th. It’s a chance for everyone to get out and volunteer to make a difference in their community. I thought it was a wonderful event, so to kick it off I went down to our local food bank with a MORE »
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