What Do You Say – Happy Holidays or Merry Christmas

I’m not here to argue the politics of religion (or dancing for that matter) but more the phrases people use this time of year. The topic always pops up in December.. do you say “Happy Holidays” or “Merry Christmas”? If you don’t […]

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The Difference Between Wanting and Expecting

Running the shuttle yesterday, Mackenzie and I drove thru one of the older neighborhoods in our area. You know the ones – with the big, old, huge estates that the people who built the towns used to live in. The houses that […]

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But First, Let Me Check My Shelfies

Filling Up the Shelfie with Netflix Shows! Today is the day!! What day is that, you ask?? It’s the day that all TV fans rejoice in… Fall premiers start today!! It’s a day the Rooster and I look forward to all summer […]

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Looking For Corporate Sponsors

The first couple of weeks of school is under my belt and after reviewing all the requests for money from the girls schools, I’ve decided to approach this the way the Big Leagues do: By looking for corporate sponsors and offering up […]

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Sex and the Teenage Girl

It’s no secret that I have three daughters. And now that they’re getting older, their maintenance is changing quite a bit. My role as a mom is changing quite a bit, too. Ever since the oldest one popped out and all the […]

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Having an Only Child and Making Crayon Art

Today, Mackenzie and I found ourselves alone, with a day ahead of us so we thought we’d do another one of the projects that she had found on Pinterest. It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago that Mackenzie was an […]

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What’s Off Limits in Your Relationship

When is it safe to break the “barrier”? I’m going to come right out and say it. This post was inspired by friend and blogging goddess, Gini Dietrich. See, every Friday, she puts out Gin and Topics which is a sampling of […]

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Date Ideas for Your Teens

Remember when your kids were younger and all they wanted to do was spend time with you? And all you could think after 8 non-stop hours was “can’t I even PEE in peace??”. Flash forward a couple of years and suddenly you’re […]

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Looking For Winston-Salem’s Cinderella for a Prom Makeover!!

Who Do You Know That Deserves a Prom Makeover? I am on the lookout for a real life Cinderella. This Cinderella is a high school girl who wants to go to prom so desperately but maybe she can’t afford it.. maybe she’s […]

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Discipline: Putting the Hammer Down on the Kids (take 2)

I don’t give advice very often but if you ask me for it, I’ll definitely tell you what I think. Maybe that’s why not too many people who are in child-birthing years ask me for parenting advice. If they did, our population […]

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