Just Today

Some days I find myself sighing before I get out of the bed, aware of all the stuff that's somehow supposed to happen in this day. The reality is some items for the day, I placed there. Like... ...6 months ago when the receptionist asked if this date works for all 3 children to have…

M is for Messy

"It's time to pick up your toys!" A late afternoon ritual in our house when the kids were young. I knew that tomorrow they would pull out every toy again, but it was good for my sanity to see a clean floor when I tucked them in at night. "If you haven't done your chores…

M is for More

"There aren't enough hours in the day!" I've said that more times than I can count. I want MORE. But I say, I need MORE ...more hours in the day, ...more sleep, ...more time with my husband, ...more time with each child ...more time alone ...more time with family and friends who live far away…