If America Was A Playground

If America were your baby, how would you help it learn and grow? Right now it seems America is embracing its toddler years with an embarrassing amount of defiance, whining, and tantrums from all sides.  Let me be perfectly clear – I am not setting myself apart – I fully admit that I am just […]

Looking To The Future

Words that I am proud of.  Words that give me hope.  Words that make sense in a confusing time. “…I am an American and I still believe,  as deeply as I ever have, that if we stand together, and work together, with respect for our differences, strength in our convictions, and love for this nation […]

This Is Something I Just Can’t Get Over

This is where I live…and I just can’t get over it.  Last Sunday Iancu, the kids, and I went for a little drive to discover new things about where we live.  We literally drove ten minutes further down a road we had never been down before and ended up finding the most beautiful lake. This […]

The Two-Month Mark & Asthma Update

Monday marked our 8th week here in Idaho.  Two months have flown by like a dream and, so far, the move is everything we hoped it would be.  As we’ve settled into our new home and our new city I’ve been focused on helping my kids get used to life as we now know it. […]

Mom Fail #678,902

Spoiler alert:  I am completely going to blame this mom-fail on my cross-country move.  I have found two things to be the hardest during this whole moving process:  Keeping appointments straight (and until now somehow managing not to forget a single one for my kids or myself.) Adjusting to being what I am going to call […]