How to be the best mom on the planet

Isaac Lewis Birt-0031

I have a question for you. Did the title of this post evoke an eye roll? I read similar statements repeatedly on social media sites this past Sunday – Mother’s Day – and rolled my eyes… a lot. Every statement seemed to shine a laser beam on my mothering short comings.  I appreciate that. So […]

Smiles are Magic – As Beiber Said, “You Smile, I Smile”

"Smiles Are Magic"

One otherwise normal school night while carrying out the nightly routines I learned a profound lesson from my then-seven year old. Climbing into the eldest son’s bunk – hard to do at 30+ weeks pregnant – we’d started a nightly bedtime event called “Mommy-Son Talk”.  The boy was allotted 10+ minutes to share all the […]