Making Peace With September While Hating September

I want to like September. I want to breathe in crisp air, hinting at fall and cooler days. I want to be that woman who breaks out all things pumpkin spice as soon as Labor Day weekend is behind us. But frankly, September is a rough month in my family. My father-in-law, Kevin, died suddenly … Continue reading Making Peace With September While Hating September

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Facebook, Unfriending & Havoc Created: Part 1

On Friday, I read a post on my friend Dyane's blog that reminded me of a life-altering experience my friend, Tara, had several years ago. I do a lot of thinking about social media -- the connections, behaviors I see, the benefits, the drawbacks. I ponder how I prefer using various platforms, both personally and … Continue reading Facebook, Unfriending & Havoc Created: Part 1

Motherhood, Hot Topics, and A Day at the Beach

This post was inspired by the hilarious, authentic, all-around delightful blogger, Charlotte, over at Momaste. She recently wrote about how once we become mothers the conversations we have with our friends change and NOTHING is off limits. Truer words were never uttered, my friends. A few weeks ago I met three friends and their kids … Continue reading Motherhood, Hot Topics, and A Day at the Beach