Over the years I have noticed and embraced a handful of extra special, proud mommy moments. These moments are ones that steal your heart, take your breath away and bring tears to your eyes. These moments are different from the ones when your baby takes their first step or says their first word. In my humble… Continue reading Proud Mommy Moment
Parenting and / or child rearing is tough. There is no right way, but lots of 'wrong' ways. There are a lot of opinions though! People always have a simple solution for what ever the current problem or obstacle is too. Even without fully understanding the situation or the dynamic of those involved. I'm sure… Continue reading Loosening the Reins
A weekend away is a wonderful thing. Especially when you are visiting a dear friend and her wonderful family. It is even better when you get well over a foot of snow and have a good excuse to stay put and catch up. Between coffee, wine and kids there was plenty of entertainment. Paint, science… Continue reading Snowed In
Written by Taylor age 9 Are you a college director or did you go to college? Well then you know it's a lot of money! It should be less!!! I know you might be thinking you'd get no money, but you will!. The taxes will pay fo the money you need! Here's more reasons why… Continue reading College for All!!!
Late night texts. Pushin' product, Neighbors, friends and fam. Notes in shorthand. Parking lot drops. Stack of cash. Customers hiding their habit. Kid working the street, drumming up business. Watching the stash. Addicted. Maintaining inventory, Can't run low. Peddlin' round the clock. She be hustlin'. Street cred. Serious business, these Girl Scout Cookies.
Taylor is in her third year of Girl Scouts! This year she wanted to make a higher cookie goal and crush it. I love her determination. Day one we spent 2 hours going door to door in our neighborhood. Yes, that sounds like a lot - however - we only made it around the block… Continue reading She be Sellin’
This page will be devoted to my daughter's: stories, thoughts, poems, reviews and experiences. Everything will be told in her voice without direction from me. As a budding adolescent who would like to express herself and spread her wings I am allowing her some freedom to put herself out into the world (in moderation and… Continue reading Taylor’s Voice
Written by Taylor H. Emma thought that Joe was a very rude boy. He laughed at people and stuck his tongue out, but his curly red hair and freckles made him kind of cute. He really liked space and dinosaurs. She might have a crush on him, but that all changed when Joe started to… Continue reading First Crush
I am not an idiot, but maybe I am... Sometimes I have a hard time keeping my time zones straight. The issue is that I work in the Central timezone, my boss and most of my team work in the Mountain timezone except for one that works in the Pacific time zone and for the… Continue reading Time Travel
Last Sunday was a day spent in the kitchen making memories. Taylor and I made multiple batches of cupcakes and frosting from scratch. We love cooking, baking and tasting everything we make! New recipes are our favorite way to connect. Plus when we bake we love to freeze some of our goodies for a lazy… Continue reading Stirrin’ Up Some Trouble