Celebrations

Celebrations

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 | 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 the… 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

Celebrations

Celebrating Christmas With Your Baby

What you do every week matters. And what you do every week matters more when it happens over time. But there are some moments that only come around seasonally, annually, or once in a lifetime. And the way you celebrate those moments… 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 | 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