Dec 2, 2011

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On Having More Fun

On Having More Fun

I’ve always been serious. I like to think I have a pretty good sense of humor, but it doesn’t always find its way out into the light. Sometimes it needs a little poking and prodding. When I’m hanging out with really fun and gregarious people, my fun side comes out a little more easily (luckily, my husband is one of these people). But, left to its own devices,...

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Nov 29, 2011

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On Resilience

On Resilience

Recently, we moved across an ocean. It is never exactly a fun thing to move, exciting as change can be, but this move resulted in a bit more anxiety than our previous state-to-state moves. Since we are a military family, some of the details are taken care of; for instance, we don’t have to contract with a shipping company to transport our household goods. But we do have to...

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Nov 21, 2011

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A Better Bedtime Routine: How I Taug...

A Better Bedtime Routine: How I Taught My Daughter to Meditate

Bedtime can be one of the best times of the day when you have children. Sure,...

Nov 17, 2011

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Reminder: Everyone Has Bad Days (Eve...

Reminder: Everyone Has Bad Days (Even Kids)

The other day, my daughter was acting off. She was acting out, being...

Nov 8, 2011

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The Parent’s Drama Club

The Parent’s Drama Club

As actors, my son and I have a love affair with drama. The fiery action,...

Nov 3, 2011

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The Happiest List

The Happiest List

For the past few years, I’ve been privy to a tradition so sweet and...

Oct 24, 2011

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Imagining a Life Without Books

Imagining a Life Without Books

Last weekend, after dinner and a movie with my husband, I popped into my local...

Oct 23, 2011

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Sisterhood

Sisterhood

I am a member of a secret society of sorts- a club, which I never would have...