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Perspective – It’s Not Always a Good Thing

I had three uncomplicated pregnancies and births before I got pregnant with my fourth. So when it came time for me to give birth, it was assumed that things would be similar. After twenty hours of labor, ending with a c-section (my first), it was discovered that he had a collapsed lung. He needed a […]

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Are Pets Kids? It’s a Furry Situation

A few months ago, I stumbled upon a blog post written by a woman who was criticized for calling her dog her child. She was told it was offensive to refer to a dog with a human term. As an animal lover and long-time pet owner, I say ouch!  I have quite a few friends […]

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My Dearest Lydia on Your 5th Birthday

My Dearest Lydia on your 5th Birthday I can’t believe you are five years old. It seems like yesterday you were born a few weeks early and made Daddy and I the happiest we’ve ever been. I often think you were just as excited about your entry into this world and I thank God every […]

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I’m Not As Cool As I Used To Be

I have recently come to realize, that I’m just not as cool as I used to be. Back in the day, I was always clued in to hip new restaurant openings, concerts and events happening in our area, new music, current slang, etc. Now that I am a Mom? Not so much. I’ve worked on […]

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Kidz Bop Live 2018 | October 14th in Madison, WI

  We are thrilled to announce that Kidz Bop Live is coming to Madison, Wisconsin on Sunday, October 14th (2018)! They will be performing at the Orpheum Theater in downtown Madison at 4pm.   Kidz Bop is the #1 band in children’s music, they perform family-friendly versions of today’s pop hits, sung by the industry’s […]

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My Love For You Has Changed

My dearest husband, my love for you has changed. Our 8th anniversary has come and gone recently and I realize now that my love for you is so different from when we first got married. Eight years ago I would swoon over flowers and being whisked away for a fancy dinner and a night on […]

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Every Little Bit (of Exercise) Counts

I sometimes fall into the familiar trap of having an “all or nothing” mentality when it comes to working out. If a workout isn’t “long enough,” or isn’t “tough enough,” it doesn’t count, so “do nothing” is the avenue chosen.   When I only have 30 minutes between finishing work for the day and picking up […]

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