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For Those Of You Who Assume I Have My S**t Together, Think Again


Recently on a run, a friend asked me for parenting advice. The timing was interesting since – on this particular run – I was internally decompressing about my own parenting. Having 9 teenagers in the home makes life fun and interesting, it keeps me young and ages me. People comment often: “I don’t know how you do it and stay sane!”, “You have such a big heart!”, “You have it so together!”. Bull. Who says I’m sane, have a big heart or have anything together? People assume an awful lot. Kids don’t come with a manual, Continue reading

Someday I Will……


That elusive someday. Always putting off the things we “want” to do for the things we “have” to do. I recently watched the movie Paper Towns with several of the teenagers and it was a great conversation starter. Continue reading