Celebrations

Celebrations | Christmas | Grandparents

4 Ways To Be A Good Grandparent Over The Holidays

It’s Christmas, and I’ll be honest, I tend to lose my head. Come December, I go a little Buddy-the- Elf-crazy with the personal motto: If it's made with sugar, then… Read More

Celebrations | Christmas

7 Ways To Get to Christmas Without a Total Meltdown

Instagram lies. Well, at least I'm sure it does at some point over Christmas.  When I see people posting pictures of how wonderful setting up the tree is and how… Read More

Celebrations | Christmas

20 Memorable Family Christmas Traditions

Traditions are important for families because they provide opportunities to keep your family legacy going. From the simple to the silly to the sentimental, traditions can create meaningful memories. Don’t hesitate to try out some new traditions this Christmas season and see… Read More

Celebrations | Special Topics

Blending Families During the Holidays

It was our first Christmas Eve, the dishes were piled in the kitchen after a traditional New Mexican meal of Posole and fresh-made tamales. The tree was glistening and Christmas music filled the house.  Fresh baked cookies and homemade candies overflowed tins to… Read More

Celebrations | Character and Values | Uncategorized

Dangers of an Ungrateful Life

I personally think it's important to be intentional about showing gratitude every day. We all look forward to our annual celebrations each year to celebrate the big and little things that have happened in our life. But if we live our lives… Read More

Celebrations | Create A Rhythm

Why It’s Important to Have Family Traditions

What does your family do during the holidays? How do you plan to celebrating July 4th together as a family? How important do you think it is to establish traditions for your family that become memories?  Experts claim that good traditions are… Read More

Celebrations | Graduation | High School (9th-12th) | Imagine The End | School Life

This Time Next Year

As this year's graduates said their goodbyes, I watched with a renewed attention. This will be us next May. Celebrating. Dreaming. Planning. So much of what I thought I knew about parenting has unraveled over the past few years. My oldest son… Read More