Crafty plaque spells it out

“Today I will try to be THANKFUL FOR stacks of dirty dishes, screaming children & (sic) THE ENDLESS PILES OF LAUNDRY, for there will come a day when my HOUSE IS CLEAN AND QUIET & (sic) those days will be sadly MISSED.” The above quotation —...

To celebrate, make it milkshakes

Sometimes traditions begin as the littlest things, and those little things turn into something so special. For my daughter and her annual class choral concert, it’s as simple as a milkshake. Amber’s class presented its concert Monday evening with the theme...

Patience on a Monday morning

Sometimes Mondays have the Boomtown Rats’ “I Don’t Like Mondays” spinning in my brain, especially when it’s one of those hit-the-snooze-alarm-one-more-time Mondays. Today was one of those Mondays. The kiddos didn’t want to get out...

Joining the text trend

The text caught me by surprise last Tuesday. It came from my dad’s cellphone. Dad doesn’t text, but my sisters and I will send photos to his phone of our kiddos for him and mom to enjoy. “Hi kathryn how r u i miss u luv mom.” (sic) Oh cool, I...