Parenting: A Fearless Moment

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x https://youtu.be/bzTNdBue1I4 My Brave Little Sophie Dancing to The Beat of Her Own Drum Earlier this week I drove my older daughter’s class on a field trip. After dropping my four charges back at school I drove by the playground and saw my younger 4-year-old daughter on the playground with her classmates so I stopped… read more

Little Pig Little Pig

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I have a pretty strong sense that this post may leave some wondering if I have completely lost it but I am going to do it anyways. If you know me well, you know I have a thing for animals. ALL animals. I like to get up close and personal. (I may or may not… read more

Happy Mother’s Day

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A sweet friend shared this video with me today and it’s too good not to pass along. You may have seen it in the past but it’s worth watching again. It’s not too late to tell your mom how much you appreciate all she’s done for you. I feel so blessed to be surrounded by… read more

Parenting: The Things I Know

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Living is learning and as you’d expect I have added many new “tips and tid bits” to my arsenal of knowledge since my third baby arrived 5 months ago. It is amazing that parenting never ceases to present us with opportunities to learn, grow, and gape in awe at the sheer wonder of it all. Being a… read more

Choosing Grace on the Way to School

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The girls, the baby and I hustled into the car this morning and were on our way – a mere five minutes behind schedule. Phew! We drove along on a double lined single lane road discussing T-Ball and whether or not the girls wanted to play this spring. Up ahead a garbage truck was blocking… read more

Valentine’s Day: What Love Looks Like In Our Home

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Last weekend while up in Vermont John had romance on the brain. With a cough and cold making its way through our house he’d been exiled to the guest room more nights than usual this past month. So there we were cold/cough free, and romance was on his brain. The babe was in the pack… read more

This One Is Worth It

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Forget about the Superbowl ads. This one by Nikon takes the cake. When this gay black couple instagrammed a photo of them doing their daughters’ hair at 5:30am pre-school it immediately went viral. Sadly many people took to the “airways” with negative comments. There is no room in this world for such closed-mindedness. Kuddos to this… read more

Opinion: Teaching Tolerance this MLK Weekend

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With my youngest just 8 weeks old I won’t pretend to have all of my whits about me as I write about a topic that is highly-charged with emotion and intellectually complicated. That being said I would be remiss if I let this weekend go by without sharing what’s on my mind this Martin Luther King… read more

Finding Balance with Sarah Davis

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A new year means new resolutions – many of mine usually revolve around balance, good health, and grounding. This year for my kids it’s about better listening and more attention to meal time etiquette. I’ve said before they bounce around like jelly beans during meals and dinner can take an hour! I was thrilled to sit… read more

Wise Words for the New Year

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