A Legacy of Love

My parents have been creating a “Legacy of Love” for over 60 years now. I am so lucky to be a part of that legacy.

How Can a Haircut Make Such a Difference?!

I took my very soon-to-be 16-year-old son to the local hair salon this week to get his first real haircut. Well, not his very first real haircut. For the past eight years or so, I’ve been giving him a buzz cut in our bathroom as he sits in the tub. Why? Let me be clear, […]

Using Your Children — For Good

This time of year, we’re supposed to be going, going, going. Shopping and cooking and cleaning and partying. So.Much.Partying. Which, if I’m being completely honest, is not an issue for my extremetrovert self (Yes, I just made up that word. If it applies to you, fellow extreme extrovert, feel free to steal it and use […]

Why Does Embracing Change Have to Be SO Hard?

I think that many new parents feel that when they have a baby they’ll essentially remain the exact same person they were before. Only now – they have a baby. And there is great appeal in that because as human beings, most of us don’t really like change. We like things to be pretty predictable. […]

United We Stand

Having a baby means opportunity for the whole family to come closer together – as long as everyone approaches the way we parent now and the way our parents did a generation ago with curiosity instead of judgement.