Panic! At the Bedtime

Bedtime is always interesting with three kids.  Despite the best intentions of having everyone in bed, teeth brushed, read to and prayed with by 7:30pm, inevitably we'll wander closer to 8:00pm before the chaos winds down. One night last week, my middle daughter Leia was having some, um, challenges, with her bedtime routine.  Every parent is … Continue reading Panic! At the Bedtime


When It Rains, It Pours…(Get a Bucket)

Like many people, I start the new year full of optimism:  365 days of proverbial clean slates!  Endless possibilities!  NEW YEAR, NEW YOU! Life, it seems, always has other plans. We're barely halfway through January and my house seems to be ground zero for sickness.  So far, we've battled croup, viral infections, an ear infection … Continue reading When It Rains, It Pours…(Get a Bucket)