Diet Is A Four-Letter Word

Let me make this very clear. I hate everything about dieting. I love food. It comforts me. It rejoices with me. I drink at least one full-sugar Dr. Pepper every day. I have the eating habits of a 12-year-old child. Today I am going to use the “I” word a

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Give Me a Break (Please!)

Today I am doing something I never would have done 10 years ago. You see, 10 years ago I was in the throes of high school graduation, sending children off to college, working full time in a very demanding job, volunteering for every worthwhile cause that came my way and

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Dear 2016…

Recently I was with a group of young mothers. Some worked outside the home and some were stay-at-home moms. While I sat there listening to them, it dawned on me that they are still struggling with the issues we struggled with back in the 80s and 90s. Just when I

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Did Oprah Call Your Name This Weekend?

2016 is just hours away and I’d like to share my own parenting resolutions for the new year!   RESOLUTION 1: ASK FOR WHAT YOU WANT. Here’s how I came across this resolution: In my Christmas blog entry, I wanted just two measly hours of family “harmony” for Christmas.

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