Books I Read in 2017

  The last few years I read roughly 60 books. This year I only got through 50. Maybe it's because I'm busier with my little granddaughter. Or perhaps because I'm finishing my own book about Post Traumatic Growth that will be released in February. I was pleased with...

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Stress Free Christmas

  Here are a few links for making this Christmas a little more stress free. Permission to Cheat on Holiday Cookies and Other Allowances - Kelle Hampton has great ideas for simplifying Christmas....

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Dear Maddy

  Dear Maddy,   You are the daughter of my dear friends. Your dad and my husband have been friends since they were three. Over the years our families have stayed close.   John and I met you when you were just a few weeks old and now you are three days from walking out...

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One Rule For Life Vacations Can Teach You

  Whenever me and my husband take group tours to Europe we make such fabulous memories. Planning these trips, and then taking them, makes each day after our vacation richer. But one thing we’ve learned about our trips is that a lot of things are going to go wrong.  ...

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