Giving back……

I want to volunteer.  I want to do something that matters for others. I want to give back. I do work with the PTO at the elementary school and have been involved for six years, since my oldest was in kindergarten. In fact, I was recently a volunteer at the school's biggest fundraiser this past [...]

The Elementary School Drop-off and Pick-up Woes!

Dismissal time from school—ask many moms who pick their children up and the stories will just start.  You’ll hear stories of people nearly getting hit people or of cars getting dinged.  You might hear stories about parents yelling at each other or using hand gestures to communicate their frustrations to each other.  You’ll hear about [...]

"Life is too short to be anything but happy!"

This was the status update of one of my Facebook friends this morning.  This update made my brain explode with so many thoughts and I am so grateful to her.  This particular friend is someone I met when I was on my own with the boys.  I was dealing with single parenthood and I was [...]