How to Survive a Santa Visit

How to Survive a Santa Visit

Is there anything more ho-ho-horrifying for a young child than a visit to meet Santa? It usually sounds good to them in theory. They’ve been read a few stories, maybe seen a cartoon or two featuring a jolly, gift-giving guy in a red suit. He seems fun. Meeting him...
Reasons Why My House is a Mess

Reasons Why My House is a Mess

You may find when you visit my home that it looks like it hasn’t been cleaned in awhile. Or possibly some sort of indoor cyclone recently swept through the house. It did, I’ve named it after my children. And they are the main reason my house is a mess. I know I...
9 Positive Things About Having an Early Riser

9 Positive Things About Having an Early Riser

My youngest daughter is one-year-old. Or 14 months to use mommy parlance. She wakes up promptly at 4am on a pretty regular basis. Sometimes she varies it a little and wakes up at 3:30am. If she’s feeling lazy, she might sleep in until 4:30 or maybe even 5am. I get up...
7 Christmas Movies to Watch This Year

7 Christmas Movies to Watch This Year

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! At least for watching movies. I’ve been accused in the past of being a bit of Grinch about Christmas. I love the holiday itself, but as an introvert staring at a December calendar where every free minute is booked with holiday...