At the Intersection of Life-Saving Help, Child Well-Being

Forty-seven percent of American children are starting school at a disadvantage, but the solution is simpler than you might think.  (Tweet that!) As obvious as it may sound, parents just have to read to their kids regularly at home. But …[ read more ]

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Baby Shower Skit: Everything but the Crib

Ever notice how many things women put into and pull out of their diaper bags? (Tweet that!) I wrote this monologue, that’s part of a game, for my brother and sister-in-law’s shower. Feel free to use it for your own parties. Kudos to my mom, …[ read more ]

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Angelina’s Top 10 Quotes from 2016

Our younger daughter, Angelina Grace–aka “Beanie”–turned two in June. While her older sister, Michaela, is sassy, silly, and spirited, Beanie’s all sugar and spice. Sweet, girly, and affectionate, she also has an occasional terrible twos temper. Enjoy her best quotes from January through December 2016: 10 …[ read more ]

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Michaela’s Top 10 Quotes From 2016

As we begin a new year, I love to look back at our daughter Michaela’s best quotes from the year before [tweet that!]. She turned five in August, and you can find her quotes from 2015 here and from 2014 here. From January to …[ read more ]

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Michaela’s Top 10 Quotes from 2015

It’s that time of year again when we look back at my preschooler’s best quotes from the year before! Our oldest daughter, Michaela, turned four in August. Here’s some of her sweetest, funniest, and most profound comments from January to …[ read more ]

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