When I'm Older

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hn5Y5DPXdTg “This will all make sense when I am older!......” This silly song is from the latest movie, Frozen 2. Once again, friendly Olaf brings us a laugh when he makes light of childhood fears and growing up while making their way through the enchanted forest. Much like parenting and navigating through dark forest of... Continue Reading →

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Back-to-school blues

The first couple weeks of school are pretty exciting with new teachers, new friends, and new classes. We are all pretty tired that first Friday after early-morning starts and afterschool activities. But, it’s not until about now that this new routine really starts setting in. And, it’s tiring! The early-starts that go against the teenage... Continue Reading →

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Summer, slow down

Can you believe it's already July!? We'll blink and soon it will be fall. 'Time flies when you're having fun' so we all must be having a blast! Or, maybe time seems to zoom by when you're a parent and juggling busy schedules. Possibly, summer is quickly over because we yearn for it to last.... Continue Reading →

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Let’s talk!

Once again, the summer has flown by! Despite the skies being sunny and the pool feeling just right about now, it’s time to pick up those school supplies and start a new school year. New teachers, new friends, and chilly classrooms are ready. Whether your child is starting kindergarten or their senior year, a lot... Continue Reading →


No one is really talking about the middle school boy. In utero, moms read countless books on 'what to expect'. During first 12 months of our baby's lives, we were closely monitoring, recording, and discussing milestones with the pediatrician and in mom groups. We were still reading, comparing, and stressing about if our child was... Continue Reading →

‘C’ team and I’m fine

I've taken a day to marinate on these soccer thoughts... After some time to reflect over the past day, I realized that what I wanted to share has 10% to do with soccer teams, and 90%+ to do with life. Yet, I wouldn't have come to this conclusion without taking some time to reflect, and... Continue Reading →

Growth chart and finger pokes

The last couple weeks have been a real gift. Not just all the free days off of school but also the gift of doctor's appointments. There was a random moment before school on Friday at 7 a.m. when I suddenly realized that I have everything I need in my life.....Yes, I am celebrating mundane, scheduled... Continue Reading →


Some people are born more sensitive to the world. Some people are just more aware of the world's problems. Some wear their heart on their sleeve. We are all wired differently. And, many people aren't honest about this. Often, people are afraid to talk about how they really feel so they internalize.

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