Fellow Moms of High School Seniors

Fellow Moms of High School Seniors

    When my oldest started high school, I imagined a gigantic hourglass full of sand flipping over, and our countdown was on for how much longer we had him in our home. He had completed eight years of school, kindergarten, and preschool, and here we were...
Human Trafficking Awareness Day: Why It Matters

Human Trafficking Awareness Day: Why It Matters

    An important day for an important matter of justice and freedom: Human Trafficking Awareness Day. I remember first coming to terms with the fact that this problem was not just in other parts of the world, but was happening right in my city. Right in my...
Word of the Year: Set goals without the stress

Word of the Year: Set goals without the stress

The Happy Hour 2021 Holiday Gift Guide     It’s 2022 and even saying that out loud sounds futuristic.    I know there’s a lot we could say about the last two years, but that’s not why we’re here! We’re here to look forward and think deeply and...
Best Books I Read in 2021

Best Books I Read in 2021

    I tell my kids often that Readers are Leaders, and I truly believe that to be true. Fortunately for me, I have a job that requires a lot of reading, so the discipline of reading is something I have to do. Keeps my reading game strong, that’s for sure. ...
Choosing Proximity: Immigration and the Border

Choosing Proximity: Immigration and the Border

  In November, I had the incredible opportunity to visit the Texas/Mexico border with Women of Welcome. I absolutely love this organization, but in case you’re new around here, let me tell you a little bit about who they are, in their own words! “Women of Welcome...