A few weeks ago, my family and I walked into a pizza and Italian restaurant for our after-swim lessons dinner choice.  The restaurant received good reviews on various websites so we thought we would give a try.  As we...
Every mother I know struggles with guilt, whether she has one kid or five, works or stays home, or is married or single. Guilt seems to just come naturally with the territory. Personally, I know a thing or two...
Hi Baby girl,  I can't believe you graduated from Preschool and will soon embark on your Kindergarten journey. I want you to know how proud you have made mommy and daddy!    It is sometimes hard for me to accept that you...
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and I was inspired to write about mindfulness and mental health. Talking about mental health is unfortunately a highly taboo topic that people shy away from talking about, let alone reaching out if...
I have a vague memory of putting my foot in my mouth at work about 15 years ago. My co-worker was telling me that her partner didn't work because she has Fibromyalgia. "Isn't that just a diagnoses for lazy people?"...
This post is sponsored. However, we would not promote or work with a business we did not believe to be reputable or relevant to our readers.   For the past two weeks, our guest bedroom has been home to four darling...
We’re a family of three and most likely will remain that way. I desperately want to relive all of those magical first moments in a baby’s life. I’m filled with gratitude that I was lucky enough to experience these...
Our doctor helped us have the family of our dreams   After all that Angela and John went through to have their family, driving 300 miles from New Jersey to Jefferson Hospital in Pittsburgh was nothing. Having the doctor they...
Have you read the book, Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You by Sam Gosling? If not, it describes how a person’s possessions and how they arrange them can tell us more about that person’s character than intimate conversations....
Raise your hand (not really, 'cause I can't see it) if you had snowsuits and sleds ready for your kids last year and were disappointed that we barely got any snow! Me! Whether we get more snow this year or...