I was feeling inspired. I was going to have just 4 kids for two whole hours and this chance was a perfect one to accomplish the goal of being a little more fun and getting something important done. It was Friday night, and we had a big weekend coming up. Grace's birthday is on Sunday...but … Continue reading Shaking Things Up on a Friday Night
Growing up in Indiana, where February was cold, gray and never seemed to end, I never would have guessed that this short little month would someday become one of my favorites. Here in North Carolina February is as likely to bring sunshine and warmth as most any other month and occasionally will pop in with … Continue reading Here’s to February
It’s easy in the course of this parenting thing to assume everyone else has it all together and that life in other houses is cruising by with delight and joy and expertly navigated bumps in the road. But the truth of the matter is...it probably looks a lot more like our own lives inside those … Continue reading Leveling Up: Parenting in the Tweens
Since this is January and the start of a new decade, I feel like it's a good time to talk about Resolutions. I am a list and goals kind of a gal, and I love the idea of fresh starts and clean slates and new beginnings. As we come out of Bowl Season, a very … Continue reading Resolutions and Reality
I know I started this blog with the intention of being honest and sharing our day-to-day lives, especially as it related to being a college football family. So, can I be honest? I had taken for granted how the spring and summer feel different than the Season. I had forgotten the level of intensity that … Continue reading A Week in the City that Never Sleeps
I am certain that there are a number of people who wonder what is wrong with me during football season. I will be honest, I have dropped the ball a few times (even as I type this I hear "The ball is the program!!" so I know how critical these mistakes are!) and I have … Continue reading Where’s Your Mind At?
**It wasn't supposed to be a full month between blog posts. I was supposed to find time to keep everyone up to date on the thrill of football season. But you see...That didn't exactly happen. So while I work on something a little more recent...here's a flashback to summer vacation...because who couldn't use a mental … Continue reading A Summer Vacation Flashback