Category Archives: Heart

The Beauty of Being Silent

The Beauty of Being Silent

My kids don’t know how to be silent. Not a clue. They were bickering at the breakfast “table” (by table I mean coffee table, which is where we always eat breakfast) and I had enough of the rudeness, so I told them it was now a silent breakfast. To which one of them replied by…Continue Reading

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A Stress Free Meal Plan

As much as I want to deny this simple truth, I can’t. It’s heartbreaking, I know, but the sooner we face the facts, the sooner we can heal. Here it is: We will always and forever have to meal plan because we will always and forever need food.  I’m sorry I had to be the one…Continue Reading

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Cleaning Out

Cleaning Out

She sprawled out on the bed like a super model, sighed that she was so tired of cleaning out her room, and asked when we’d finally be finished. I lifted my head up from the pile of T-shirts covering the floor and shot her a “what in the world” expression, followed by knowing laughter from…Continue Reading

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This Normal is Important

This Normal is Important

Three times, I tell him. I want to say I went boogie boarding three times. Three seems like a magic number to me, enough times to leave an imprint on my three kids’ memories that their momma actually went boogie boarding with them. Once is just a penny in the wishing well, you forget all…Continue Reading

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