To be honest, I wasn’t really sure what to expect when my plane touched down in Madrid last week. I had tried to read a travel book about the city but quickly became overwhelmed with how much there was to know. While I’m not one who will completely wing it when traveling, I also believe MORE »
Most people think magazine scraps and glue sticks when they think of vision boards, but how you put one together can mean just as much as the board itself.
So perhaps I have many of you fooled, of course she’s a world traveler! I’m sure she’s been everywhere! Well, if we’re talking the continental U.S. and the Caribbean? You would be correct. Mostly. But if you’re talking countries outside North America? You would be wrong. On Thursday I’m headed to Europe for the first MORE »
Toddlers are the most simple, yet mind baffling creatures on the planet. They really don’t need a whole lot to survive and yet they believe that they need, own and deserve EVERYTHING IN THE UNIVERSE… most specifically whatever you’re eating, sitting on and looking at. Just today at lunch, I was having a few green MORE »
Over the years my own parents have developed their own ways of congratulating big and little accomplishments in my own life and while it may seem that society only acknowledges a few major life events, I can speak from personal experience that with all of the technology at our fingertips and in our homes there are more ways than ever to be creative and thoughtful in everything from congratulations to condolences.
One of the best things I ever did for my marriage was go on a cruise. There’s terrible reception in the middle of the ocean, and even if you insisted on having access to the Internet, it would cost you a small fortune. Once we left port I turned my phone off and didn’t turn MORE »
If Vivi were capable of understanding or using the word hate, these would be her major complaints against us — her terrible, terrible parents.
Toddler is this magical age where nothing quite makes sense. Toddlers still don’t fully understand how the world works, and parents have yet to figure out anything consistent about toddlers. I’m essentially in the danger zone of parenting. Personal or embarrassing things that go on at home are just as likely to come up in MORE »
Can we just clear away all the judgment from the air for a minute and have a little heart-to-heart? You see, I read Brian’s post, “The Secret Emotional Life of Stay-at-Home Parents,” and the punch in the face didn’t come from the absolute truth he spoke about in his post (because dude, brilliant) but from MORE »
Perhaps you’re like me and live for validation and praise from your partner. However, if you do get the full dose of validation and praise from your partner then that is where our similarities end. You see, I married a man who shows his love through hard work, which is super comforting and safe, but MORE »
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