My kids are some of those people who carry music inside of them. They dance when they talk, hum while they play, and listen to the music in the background of restaurants. Part of my job as a parent is to embrace that gift and enhance it.
Author Archive | Emily H
I believe in summers that aren’t always scheduled and where kids can get bored. I’m also a fan of little adventures and getting out and about, even if it’s not planned in advance. I have found that a little preparation during the summer allows me to have more of a “go with the flow” attitude […]
My mom bag purse has been packed with an ever evolving laundry list of “necessities” since the moment I felt like I could ditch the diaper bag. Now I’m sure you’ve heard to never go through a lady’s purse, but it’s okay! True to my organized nature, I’ll unpack my bag for you pocket by […]
Ah, the Internet, where everyone can say anything. Social media has connected people in new and exciting ways. It now doesn’t matter that I live in Fort Worth; I can still ask 200 mothers of multiples in San Antonio their opinions on separating my twins in school. It isn’t important that you haven’t physically seen […]
December 7, 1941. A date that will live in infamy. Seventy-five years ago today, Japan attacked a U.S. naval base in Hawaii. Our country was rocked to its core. A nation divided about going to war suddenly united in a common cause. The next day, amidst chaos and grief, the United States entered World War […]
Fast talking, few-to-no small children, an insane amount of pop culture references, and poignant mother-daughter relationships. This is Gilmore Girls, and what’s not to love? Gilmore Girls came out in the fall of 2000, and people (okay, mostly females) fell in love with Stars Hollow and its inhabitants. I was entering high school when the […]
Growing up, we always ate dinner together as a family. Before you tell me your family has too much going on, know that I am one of four children, and all of us had our own extra curricular activities, including but not limited to piano, cheerleading, competitive gymnastics, and club swim team. Trust me, we […]