Category Archives: Life Lessons


When Gratitude is Imperfect 5

As November started, I decided to start having a nightly gratitude session with my little ones. Each night, we would each share three things we were grateful for. I thought this was such a great idea, and I could teach my little ones the power of gratitude. It was going really well for two whole […]


Five Ways Fall Can Make You a Better Person 32

Fall is here.  I just made my first pot of chili with cornbread last night. It reminded me that we are there: Fall. I love the smells of fall, the colors, the beginning of the exciting holiday season.  I love the foods of Fall.  The sounds of leaves crunching under your boots.  I love the […]


23 Ways to Regain the Christmas Spirit When You’ve Been Scrooged 9

  If you are coming by from Camille’s Advent Calendar, welcome!! You can check out the rest of her posts here.   Ever feel grumpy around Christmas? You know, really Scrooge-worthy? You’ve been driving around with crying, unhappy children looking for those last few gifts and you just can’t take one more: “Mom, I need […]