As I was grocery shopping the other night, I couldn’t help but notice the crying of a toddler who cried her way through the entire store and it was the ENTIRE store. Was I annoyed? No, I was jealous. Jealous because that was me not that long ago pushing 2 kids in a cart with 1 or both of them crying throughout the store (or dropping a jar of blueberry baby food in the baby food aisle and hearing over the intercom, cleanup in aisle 6). Yes, I have been there. I have been right where you are today. Just getting home from an 8Read More →

    I have been so fortunate to have been able to work from home for the past 15 years. When people ask me what I do for a living and I say “I work from home”, their immediate response is “You’re so lucky. I wish I could work from home”. After working at home for 15 years, here are some of the things that I have noticed: I have designated myself as the unofficial neighborhood watch. From where I sit at my office desk, I can see the entire neighborhood. I know what time the elderly lady walks out to get her mail, when the neighborRead More →

Happy Birthday to me! On March 31, 1964, at around 6 p.m., I had the enormous pleasure of meeting my mom for the very first time. The first thing I thought of this morning was 1964? Really? When I have to scroll down to look for the year 1964 on my phone, I have to REALLY scroll. When did THAT happen?  Wasn’t David Cassidy just THE hottest thing in Tiger Beat (is that magazine around anymore?) Really, is my 35th year class reunion really THIS summer? Didn’t I JUST graduate high school? And weren’t now my adult children JUST toddlers? Goodness! Time passes in an instant. I have to confessRead More →