I vowed to never get an elf. The idea seemed exhausting and quite frankly I didn’t want to have to keep up yet another fib for my child. Santa. Easter Bunny. Tooth Fairy.  At some…

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I have a festive habit of skipping right to Christmas come November in my home. But as a teacher, I can’t quite do that. The kiddos are demanding turkey fun and I don’t mind obliging.…

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What’s a mommy to do when it’s time for holiday traditions and you are sharing your daughter with a person who loves her equally? Well, you simply unite with your former spouse and enjoy a…

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My mom used to always say, “Garbage in. Garbage out.”  It was a saying and I am sure she was not up-to-date on the latest brain research. But she was laying the foundation (and I…

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