8 Ways to Suck the Fun out of the Pumpkin Patch

pumpkin patch farm

Ah, the pumpkin patch… a fall must-do destination for any family with wee ones. While most of these places start opening as soon as the September calendar page turns, many of us postpone the visit until it’s SO LATE that we have no choice but to go. NOW. And since this past weekend was the […]

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What’s Cool About Teens, Anyway?

ToMyTeen campaign

What’s cool about teens? Plenty! Teens totally get a bad rap these days! I feel strongly enough about this cause to be a part of the #ToMyTeen campaign with StopMedicineAbuse.org and some of my favorite bloggers. Our goal is to inspire a positive conversation about what’s great about teens today. I love the positive message, […]

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She’s Sweet Sixteen

Kelli birthday

She’s finally up — before noon, I might add. When you’re a teenager, summer birthday mornings are for sleeping in as late as possible. Even later than your older brother, apparently. Sixteen. She says it, the calendar says it too… but my mind can’t wrap around the idea that my 6-pound baby girl has lived […]

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