thanking teachers this Christmas

Teachers deserve a thank you. More than that — they deserve a standing ovation.¬†Teachers¬†invest all they have¬†into our most precious gifts, often quietly and without fanfare. When I had the chance to partner again with Hallmark, I knew who I wanted to buy a Christmas gift¬†for — my son’s teacher. Joseph is in his first […]

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everyone deserves family memories

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Wendy‚Äôs. All opinions are 100% mine. As you experience life, you come to understand that¬†families¬†are¬†different.¬†When Jonny married into my crazy crew of relatives, he noticed something. Something that I’d never noticed, something that was just so woven into our family narrative:¬†My family loves memories. […]

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sister, sister

I didn’t grow up with sisters. I have one younger brother, and spent my childhood bossing him around, convincing him to play Barbies. I always wondered what it’d be like to have a sister. Could I borrow clothes from her? Would we braid each other’s hair, a la Little House on the Prairie? And let’s […]

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