April Fools’ Day

"Hey Hannah," I said, motioning her over to her Easter basket loot. "Do you remember eating these?" I asked, pointing to the Cadbury mini eggs. "No....well, kind of..." she replied. "These are your dad's FAVORITE Easter candies. I thought you'd really like them, too," I explained. Ever trying to include a deployed parent into daily … Continue reading April Fools’ Day

Resolutioners

I love this season. Reflections, taking stock of accomplishments, setting new goals, appreciating the good of the past while looking ahead with anticipation of what the next year might bring. Lately much of what I hear at the gym is, something along the lines of, "Oh yeah, just wait until January! All the New Years' … Continue reading Resolutioners

Questioning Tradition

We all have that friend. That person in your world that bucks the mainstream¬†and does their own thing. Recently such a person in my circle posted about how they don't celebrate many national holidays, but instead, as a family have chosen to make new traditions that align more with their values.¬†I have to admit, my … Continue reading Questioning Tradition