In the holiday classic, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” a curmudgeon green Grinch learns that Christmas really resides in the heart. But what if said heart is broken?
Navigating the holidays after the loss of a loved one is stepping carefully through a minefield of emotions. Navigating the holidays after the loss of a loved one while parenting young children—well, that’s nearly indescribable.
It’s a delicate balance of sobbing in showers after lovingly baking cookies. It’s…Continue
One need only walk into a local drug store this week to see the proliferation of Mother’s Day cards and assorted accoutrements (Chocolate! Roses! Chocolate Roses!).
Mother’s Day has always been a group experience shared by myself, my mom, assorted aunts and other family members. In fact, since becoming a mom nearly five years ago, I can’t recall one Mother’s Day actually being about…
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I’ve always been a planner. In my well organized and categorized mind, it only made sense that my son upon completion of pre-kindergarten this year would naturally transition into kindergarten in September. After all, he was a super smart four-year-old who could rattle off dinosaur names and facts like his ABCs, and who was reading multiple books every day.
So when my husband and I attended our annual parent/teacher meeting I…Continue