Hello, Fall. I've Been Waiting For You – 5 Reasons This Mama Loves Fall


Practice Gratitude

Hello, fall. I’ve been waiting for you. By far, Fall is my favorite time of year. This year, the Minnesota weather has been cooler than normal, so it started feeling like fall in late August. While some are still mourning the loss of summer…I am celebrating fall. 5 Reasons This Mama Loves Fall ALL. The. […]

September 13, 2017

When the Fun Is Over – Strategies For Day-After-Fun Blues


Parenting, Practice Gratitude

The fourth of July this year was SO. Much. Fun! Our neighbors rented a bounce house and we had a large neighborhood gathering with water, fun and food. Kids in swim suits were running freely between backyards. It was a day of giggles, sun, water and all. the. FUN. An amazing day ended with bug […]

July 5, 2017

A Grateful 4th of July


Practice Gratitude

Today, as we celebrate America, it seems fitting to spend some time lingering in gratitude for our country. Regardless of our feelings about our current politics and all the other problems in America, there is so much to be grateful for. 5 Things I am grateful for about America Freedom to own, share and read […]

July 4, 2017

Versatile Blogger Award Nomination


Practice Gratitude

The more time I spend blogging and connecting with other bloggers, the more I am impressed with the talent and kindness of the blogging community. So many are willing to support each other, answer questions and encourage one another. I experienced a great encouragement and surprise this week when I was nominated by Two Little […]

June 27, 2017

Hello 2017. God is Good, All The Time.


I'm a Work in Progresss, Practice Gratitude

Two weeks ago, if you asked me what I planned to write in the first blog post of 2017, this was not it. What I planned, was to summarize 2016 and about hopes, dreams and goals for 2017. But that is not what I’m writing today. No, I want to just talk about the past two, life-changing weeks. One […]

January 7, 2017