Having CPS show up on your doorstep is a fear for many. As a former CPS worker investigating allegations of abuse and neglect in two states, I can understand the anxiety that comes from having CPS arrive in your life. No matter if CPS is at your door because of an unfounded claim or real honest-to-goodness […]
We are a family who loves our food, but we’ve had to abandon several of our favorite restaurants because they don’t have gluten-free options. Now, with a little research, I am learning that Fort Worth, and all of the communities interwoven between here and Dallas, have so much to offer!
I have mom friends that have put things on hold, too. They have put off master’s degrees and writing novels and mountain climbing. We have all given up something. So, what’s a mama to do when these dreams have shifted or paused or are canceled altogether?
It is with great joy that we share the top 10 most read blog posts from 2017 — in no particular order, mind you!
The Christmas-break reading lists aren’t gonna fill themselves out, and when your child has 20 kids (assuming that’s the average classroom size) to play with and stimulate your every sense throughout the week, a house and little siblings can be very boring; cue the fighting! I can see it all — it’s like a bad […]
If you are anxious about being around family this holiday, consider ways to make space for gratitude instead of grumbling. Here are four things to keep in mind, especially in the relationship with your mother-in-law.
As a reformed perfectionist, I still find my Type A roots bristling when I think about all the things I SHOULD BE DOING to truly provide a memorable season for my family. The expectations I set for myself seem impossible to meet — let alone exceed — and I find myself knee-deep in guilt for […]