• Jul. 4th, 2013 I Want a Magic Bullet

    Ronie Kendig, Missy Tippens, Lynette Eason, Ginny Aiken I want a magic bullet. Somewhere there’s a book, a routine, maybe a diet, or even an outfit. Somewhere, there’s one thing I’m missing and when I find it, my publishing dreams will come true! Right? In my quest for the elixir of publishing success, I had [ read more ]

  • Jun. 30th, 2013 Tired of Perfect Moms? Me, too.

    I’ve had so many conversations with friends recently about how tired we are of perfect moms. You know who I’m talking about. If Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram are any judge, they never have anything go wrong. Their kids never drive them crazy or make a mess or say a bad word. Ever. I try to [ read more ]

  • Jun. 21st, 2013 Summertime is Kicking My Rear!

    Whoever ** said, “Summertime, and the living is easy” lied through his teeth. I say, “Summertime is kicking my rear!” Emma has school Monday – Thursday and gymnastics on Friday. Next week, James has T-ball camp from 10-12. We always have speech therapy on Thursdays. And we are slap in the middle of a two-week stretch [ read more ]

  • Jun. 3rd, 2013 Commit to Staying Plugged In This Summer

    My two-year-old learned a hard lesson this week. The iPod doesn’t work unless it’s been charged. He doesn’t care that it has a cracked screen or that the operating system is so old we can’t download new apps to it—he loves to push the buttons and find the pictures and listen to the music. But [ read more ]

  • Jun. 1st, 2013 Currents :: Iced Coffee and Homemade Creamer

    It’s Summertime! When summer rolls around, I start thinking of things like watermelon, chilled in a river. Or my mom’s pasta salad. Or hamburgers sizzling on a charcoal grill. All key ingredients to a perfect summer cookout. Or just a regular summer day. I’m not picky. This summer, I’ve added something new to my “It [ read more ]