Ashtabula Adventure

My parents will be so disappointed to learn that their daughter has lived in Erie for nearly 4 years and hasn’t ventured outside of Erie more than a handful of times, with the exception of travel for Abby (re: summer camp, basketball and volleyball).  In fact, I’m a little embarrassed to admit I have a … More Ashtabula Adventure

An EPIC Saturday

Last Spring was Abby’s first season of volleyball.  She played for our school district’s club team, essentially a team comprised of girls from all 3 area middle schools.  And, she loved it!  She loved the sport and the team.  This year, she decided to tryout for the travel team… she was certain she didn’t make … More An EPIC Saturday

Defining Relationships

As a parent, I want the absolute best for my children.  When you learn of unpleasant experiences in their lives, it can be heartbreaking.  For a moment, you feel like a failure as a parent.  Then, you remember you cannot possibly protect them from the world.  You can provide guidance and share the wisdom you’ve … More Defining Relationships

On This Day

I have a love/hate relationship with social media.  I love the connection it allows me to maintain with friends and family who I cannot see on a regular basis.  I hate the tendency to get “sucked in” to scrolling my news feed, looking at endless selfies of my teen (duck lips and tongue sticking out!) … More On This Day