Jun 20 2017

Uncommon Graduation Gifts for Guys

Waka-Waka Solar powered charger and light

My second born graduated from high school a few weeks ago. Thankfully I was much less emotional this time around. (That is not to say that I was not emotional, but I was not feeling as mournful as I was when our firstborn graduated!) I really, really, love being a mom, so transitions such as …

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Jun 06 2017

Summer Fun: Teach Your Kids to Cook

Ahhhh Summer! I’ve enjoyed summer as a stay at home mom, and now I ma experiencing summer as a working mom. Both scenarios have some unique challenges. WhenI was a stay at home mom, I felt the pressure to make a “magical” summer full of outings, activities, and Pinterest-worthy¬†projects. As a working mom, I feel …

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Apr 27 2017

On Making a Difference

We all want to know that we are making a difference in the world. Most of us hope it will be a positive difference. I’m pretty sure I’m making a difference in my kids lives. I mostly hope that they won’t have to go to too much therapy as they get older. I’m not sure …

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Apr 25 2017

Senior Year Last Times

Last night was a final band concert for kid #2. Somehow in the hubub of mothering, two of my baby chicks managed to make it to adulthood (mostly) unscathed. Graduating a second kid is much easier than the first time around. Three years ago I was totally emotionally unprepared for the feelings that would wash …

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Apr 21 2017

Budget Friendly Mothers Day Gifts

Sometimes I question the calendar placement of Mothers’ Day. It is usually smack-dab in one of the busiest times of the year, in the midst of graduations and end of school year preparations, and also right around the time things like summer camp registrations are due. Money may be tight, but you still love Mom! …

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