Showing posts from May, 2018

Intentionally planned Nothing to Do

Summer vacation is near and as Moms we all dread the words "MOMMMM, I'm Borrrrred". But I say Let them Be Bored! Make sure you intentionally plan days during your summer break when there is nothing on the calendar and nothing to do.

Our kids are growing up in a much different time than we did. There is constantly something going on or some show to watch or some game to play. As a Mom we want the best for our kids and we are always trying to provide them with constructive activities that will foster their sense of imagination and educational growth. But it is also important to show them that they can be fine on their own without a million other things going on. We don't need to provide them with art supplies so that they are constantly busy. We can have books lying around and other items for them to play with but let them figure it out on their own.


One thing we used to do when the kids were younger was to tell them that our TV / Computer Screen wa…

Memorial Day Weekend and Great Moms

Welcome Back!

Life always does seem to come full circle. We take care of our kids and then they take care of us. But first we are those children who were raised by the people in our lives that we most look up to. In some cases they don't always deserve our admiration but they always get it. In those lucky cases (like mine) we are blessed with a Mom who not only gives us a safe environment where we can grow and develop our own talents before leaving the comforts of home to take on the great big world, but also they make it really really fun along the way.

We have been on a little hiatus here taking care of one of the worlds most amazing Stay at Home Moms. She lived life every single day. Not just lived it but celebrated it. The short version of the story is that cancer sucks. The even shorter version of the story is that we were lucky to have a Mom in our lives who, up to her last breath, was looking forward to the next party.

Memorial Day has become mostly just a three day weekend…