Monthly Archive for June, 2011

: June, 2011

Summer’s transportation juggle

Summer is officially here and soon it will be in full swing. Do things slow down in your house? Or do they heat up? For us, summer has always been a bit of a challenge, as I know it is for many

Family contributions

Division of labor in our house hasn’t always been equal. Some pitch in more consistently and with less attitude than others, but everybody contributes at some point and on some level. Quite frankly,

Feeling nostalgic

Do you ever find yourself glued to pictures of the past? Today I can’t seem to take my eyes from a framed photo on my desk. It was a picture I snapped of my husband and our three children in our

A first vacation!

Our oldest returns this weekend from his first official adult, no-parents-or-family-included vacation. Sure, he’s gone other places on his own and made long weekend jaunts here and there. But this was

Couldn’t resist the book sale

I fear I’ve already broken my promise to myself. Remember how I just said I was going to try to read less for “pleasure” and work on expanding my personal and professional development? Well… this

Expanding my reading repertoire

Do you read self-help books? I have not made this a habit, but am beginning to think I’ve done myself no favors by sticking to “pleasure” reading. My husband hardly reads anything that doesn’t

Full disclosure? I don’t think so

Writing this blog is sometimes like juggling knives (although I say that figuratively, having never actually juggled knives myself). After all, it’s my goal to discuss topics that are universal.
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