How to Not Gross People Out at a Potluck

5 Ways to Be a Good Potluck Dinner Guest Potlucks are a very popular way for church and school groups or large offices to throw a celebration with lots of food. It keeps costs down and you get a huge variety of […]

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Week of Giving at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital

Week of Giving Begins April 25th! When it comes to our kids and hospitals, almost everyone has a story and with any luck it’s not a big story but rather a smaller one. For us it was a brief time period when […]

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How Much Does Your Stress Weigh?

We’re a stressed out group of people, aren’t we? We stress over the kids, the marriage, the job, the money, the bills, the car. The only thing we don’t stress about is stress itself.  My Grandfather’s wife sent this via email today […]

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The Day I was Trolled and Parent Shamed

It was bound to happen sooner or later…  In my opinion, Camel City Dispatch is THE source for news in our town and the Editor, Chad Nance, will occasionally grab some of my articles and use them in their parenting section. We’ve become […]

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What Journey Taught Me About Blogging

Children of the 80’s, this post is for you. Why? Because I’m going to let you in on a secret: Everything I know about blogging, I learned from Journey. Go ahead and think about that for a second. While you’re at it, […]

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What Happens When You Send a Teenager to Return Something?

The Rooster and the  kids always try to stock my shelves with lotion and shower gel at Christmas time. And either my skin is really dry and Steve’s trying to tell me something or he forgot to do inventory before he left, […]

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Social Media Success: You Have to Have a Routine

The number one reason clients work with is because they either don’t have the time to handle social media or they don’t have the knowledge—usually a little bit of both. Quite often they jump into social media and think that devoting five minutes […]

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The Best Sing-Along Songs of All Time. For Now.

I saw a post this past weekend (on Cathy E’s Facebook page!!) of the tribute to Billy Joel when he received his Gershwin Prize and it was… a celebrity filled sing-along of Piano Man and was fabulous, of course! I started thinking abotu […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Another Year Gone

And so we end another year. May you bid adieu to 2014 and welcome 2015 with someone you love and may all your hopes and goals come to be!! Thank you for being part of my life – no matter how crazy […]