525,600 + 1

Anyone familiar with RENT already knows… there are 525,600 minutes in a (non-leap) year. Today, I will traverse the bridge between 525,600 and 525,601 minutes of learning and life.  One year ago, I made the hardest decision of my life.  Hard for the uncertainty.  Hard for the impact it would have on so many lives.  Hard … More 525,600 + 1

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