Celebrations

Celebrations | Faith

Embracing What’s To Come

I remember being told from day one of parenting, that the years would go by fast. That I should be “numbering my days.” And like all mothers, I accepted the… Read More

Celebrations

3 Resolutions Every Parent Can Keep

All the Christmas lights are gone, school is back in session and everyone is eating kale. Why? Because at the start of the New Year, we always come up with… Read More

Celebrations | Make It Personal

New Year, New Heart

So it's a brand new year. Here's a question to kick it off. How's your heart? The heart is pretty vital. It's what we live out of really; it's the wellspring of life. Our hearts help us feel the highs and lows,… Read More

Celebrations

The Reality of Christmas

The older I get, the more sentimental I become. Especially as Christmas. Three chords into “O Holy Night” and you’ll find me tearing up and sniffling like a fool. I can’t help it. Something about Christmas just does that to me. Specific… Read More

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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 yes! Left to my own devices, I’m a recipe for family havoc and… Read More

Celebrations

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 magical the decorating was (okay, okay, I've done this...I'm guilty), it reminds… Read More

Celebrations | Create A Rhythm

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

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