March update: Dream big, plan small

In December, I shared 30 goals for my 30th year of life. This is my March update. “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.” – Reinhold Niebuhr.   There are things that sometimes happen to […]

When your child’s safety becomes less of a priority than how long summer break is.

“I’m sorry, when a child’s safety becomes less of a priority than how long summer break is or isn’t, then we have a problem…” states one concerned parent from Morill, Maine. As a parent, nothing is more important to me than my child’s safety.   Sure, I hate snow days just as much as the next […]

An Open Letter to Parents: Appreciating the “Juggle”

Dear Parents, Let’s talk about the juggle. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. Whether you are a parent or not, we all have to juggle multiple responsibilities in order to get what needs to be done… done. As a parent, you are now adding someone who is looking to you. And that’s when […]

Parent’s Blizzard Survival Kit: What You NEED to Keep your Sanity!

Are you ready Maine? We have about 12 short hours to prepare for a pretty nasty storm. Take it from me. During our previous storm, in November 2014 – which wasn’t a blizzard but we lost power for 2 days – I was not prepared. So when the power went out, the kiddos turned to […]