I’ve always seen hand-me-downs as a practical solution. Older kids are done with clothes. Younger kids are about to get bigger and will need new clothes. When my son is ready for the next size up, I pack everything that he has outgrown and bring it to his younger twin cousins the next time I […]
The holidays can be hard on people—both financially and emotionally—so I wanted to do something to help lighten things up a bit. This is the kind of giveaway I love to do. THE GIVEAWAY DETAILS: I have 8 tote bags filled with books, gift cards, pampering products, jewelry gift certificates, watches, toys for kids, cosmetics, […]
I find I have a much harder time dealing with a loved one’s loss than a loss of my own. When the loss is mine, I can own it, mourn it, weep, recover. When the loss—or greater loss—is that of someone I love, I can barely breathe due to the crushing longing to swallow her […]
The term “Facebook friend” is a tricky little phrase, indeed. We accept most of these requests not because we genuinely want to connect with these people whose calls we’ve been dodging, but because it’d be totally awkward to not accept them. This means most of us spend our days rolling our eyes and scanning past […]
This past week has been more of a sweeping experience than a calendar of days. Now that it’s over, I have these stills–like brain snapshots of certain moments–that float from my head to my heart and back again. I had been preparing for the very first BlogU Conference for, gosh, over a year now. Not only was I […]
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Today I have a little surprise for a friend. Want to help me make her day and yours a little better? Then keep reading. My friend Stephanie Young is someone you should know. She’s the kind of blogger that people tell their friends to read in the quiet moments. She is sweet, smart, insightful, funny, […]