Last Minute Surprises for Your Valentine

Last Minute Surprises for Your Valentine

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching—it’s less than two weeks away!—and if you’re currently in panic mode about how to make your sweetheart feel special on this momentous occasion, you’re not alone. If you’re trying to put together a Valentine’s Day …

The Holy Grail of Motherhood

Motherhood and the Search for the Holy Grail

When our first daughter was a baby (14 years ago—WUH?), I was ready to rock motherhood. I was going to be an AWESOME mom. I imagined I would stand high on the mountain of motherhood, plunge my victory flag into the soil, and spend my days in …

Very little grows on jagged rock.Be ground. Be crumbled,so wildflowers will come upwhere you are.You have been stony for too many years.Try something different. Surrender.

Be Ground. Be Crumbled. (A New Year’s Resolution)

Well, hi there, 2016! Another new year, another new beginning. I love that “fresh start” feeling that January 1 brings. It always makes me want to join the millions of people making New Year’s resolutions on this day. The problem is …

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A Holiday Song for Moms

I recorded this song last year, but barely got it published in time for Christmas, so I’m yanking it from the archives. Tell me you can’t relate to this, Mamas. And that BoyWonder and his timing . . . kids …

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#Donate: Social Media for Social Good

Is it just me, or has social media has kind of sucked lately? Between the presidential candidacy hooplah and the bickering over religion, guns, politics, and all kinds of “isms,” Facebook and Twitter have been . . . well . . …

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The Seahawks’ Mother’s Room: A Win for Moms

I’ve written about breastfeeding and I’ve written about football, but never in a million years did I imagine I’d ever write about them together. As I keep saying about the Seahawks this season, you just never know. Crazy things can happen. So, since I’ve …