Embrace the snow!

I’m not sure there is anything more joyful than 160 first and second graders frolicking in a field of freshly fallen snow. I was “lunch mom” yesterday and had a wonderful time watching the kids make snow angels, roll in the snow and basically just bask in the wonder of Winter. I could help think…

Weekly Whimsy: “the Mom Song”

Sometimes you just need a good laugh!  Get that cortisol out and by watching comedian Anita Renfroe capture a day in the life of a typical mom,  and condense it to 2 minutes and  55 seconds and set it to the William Tell Overture. Oh just laugh! Share your thoughts by making a comment below…

Stress Remedy: Wine and Chocolate

A glass of red wine, a lovely piece of chocolate, comfy clothes and a moment to say “ahhhh” at the end of the day — yes, the wine and chocolate stress remedy. No, it doesn’t have to be wine and chocolate, although they both have heart healthy benefits, but taking some time at the end…

Less Stress for Easter

My Dad, psychologist and all around wise man, used to say, “Even good things are stressful.” I guess it is little wonder why having your family converge for holidays can produce stress. Stress over getting dinner to the table. Stress over living up to Mom or Grandma’s cooking expertise. Stress over limiting the overeating. Stress…

Prank, Laugh & Connect

Clay loves April Fool’s Day! My wonderful husband is devious and secretive, but fortunately he uses his powers for good. For years he pulled pranks on me before my eyes were fully open on the first morning of April. Now he has a new audience. Our six-year-old daughters! He greeted them this morning dressed in…