Posts filed under: Family

Something pretty epic happened earlier this month.  Little Bee Books invited my daughter Lucia and I to join for a Mother-Daughter interview with the Mother-Daughter writing pair, Sheryl and Carrie Berk!  It’s no secret that Lucia has an enormous love...
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2 adults, 3 kids, 17 hours and 22 minutes in the car, 1,227 miles, 6 bathroom stops, way too many “are we there yet”s and 1 felon in the backseat.  Our first official family road trip came to an end...
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If there’s one thing I can count on, it’s my kids to make a mess.  A big mess.  Give them one toy and 5 minutes alone and they can leave the house looking like a tornado just swept through.  It’s...
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We had just successfully thrown our Nana the best surprise 90th birthday party ever.  Her friends and family gathered from all over to celebrate her vivacious spirit and loving personality.  Since she always spoke about going to Hawaii but wasn’t...
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My three kids can make more of a mess than you could ever imagine. Well, if you’re a Mom, you can probably relate. Between the dirt they drag inside to the food they leave behind, they are a force to...
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As a working Mom, I feel like I don’t have enough hours in my day to get things done.  I’m constantly running around, driving my kids to and from school and their activities.  When I’m not writing, taking pictures and...
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It was an afternoon in February, 13 years ago and I had just taken a pregnancy test.  Your Dad and I knew we were ready to be parents, but we didn’t realize just how fast our dreams would become a...
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What would you say if I told you that I was able to get outfits for my husband and three kids for under $20 total?  One store.  One twenty dollar bill.  It was a challenge that we decided to take...
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Our Kids Can Teach Us So Much The other day, we were at our local playground. The place was packed with kids running around, swinging, sliding and playing hide and go seek.  Everyone was having a blast except for one...
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What did you do for fun when you were a child?  I remember spending a lot of time outside, bouncing a ball against my grandparent’s garage door, riding my bike, swimming and playing with my neighborhood friends. Now, with three...
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