An Easter Affair

An Easter Affair

Sometimes a silly little idea enters your mind and just won’t go away until you’ve addressed it. Such is the case with this short story – An Easter Affair. I know I have so much to learn/improve when it comes to my creative writing (yes, that’s...
No. You’re Not a Hot Mess Mom

No. You’re Not a Hot Mess Mom

In honor of my new post for Flagstaff Moms Blog “No. You’re Not a Hot Mess Mom,” here’s a real-time look at my living room (or family room? IDK). I definitely put the “mess” in #HotMessMom. Read my new blog post live for Flagstaff...
YES: The Unintentional “No”

YES: The Unintentional “No”

In 2013 my Uncle gave me some life-changing advice: He told me about the unintentional “no.” I had been lamenting my struggle with whether or not to continue teaching at the local university. I always seemed to have work conflicts. And my kids – then...
No Tattoos!

No Tattoos!

“I love you too much to argue!” That became my mindless mantra this morning at approximately 6:45 a.m. when my tiny 5-year-old daughter started arguing with me about whether or not she could give herself another tattoo – this time in yellow ink...
Learning to Slow Down

Learning to Slow Down

Slowing down sounds good…great even…but it’s harder than I thought. To understand, you need to know a little more about me: I’m always moving. I grew up determined to be successful. I was born into a successful family. Even my great...