Parent/Child Date Night Idea

Now I know we spend a lot of time talking about keeping the fire going in our significant other relationships. Totally important! I also think it’s important that we don’t negate the time we spend with our children. Riding to school, attending school or family functions, chilling at home together is cool, I also think we should intentionally expand their worlds by showing them what a date looks like. Currently living in the world of teenagedom has taught me a few things. 1. We set the standard for how our children will treat their potential mate, 2. Most teens have … Continue reading Parent/Child Date Night Idea

The Shame Of It All

I’m standing in the school parking lot waiting for the doors to open. I am not alone. There are other moms here, some dads, and grandparents, we are all waiting our turn. As I stand and hold Anissa’s hand a young mom walks by, she appears to have on pajama pants, a bonnet, and house shoes, not my choice for this morning, but hey, I’m sure she is doing what works best for her. She stands there hugging her little guy, they are laughing and playing while we all wait. It looks joyous. I get this feeling like someone is … Continue reading The Shame Of It All

Hi-jacked Time!

Do you ever sit and wonder where all of your “free-time” during the day went? You have this wonderful schedule that you intend to stick to. At the beginning of your day, you start with your plans. You are going to spend some time doing what you want or love to do and then before you know it, it’s time for bed, or to start a new day. Where does the time go? What happened to your moment alone? Allow me to let you in on a little secret…Your time was HI-JACKED! It happens to the best of us and … Continue reading Hi-jacked Time!