Treasured Times to Share

Ever since my grandma let little-girl-me play in her button box, I have loved buttons of all shapes and sizes. Among my treasured possessions is my grandma’s button box. It has no value to anyone but me. But… Read More

Five Ideas for Alphabet Fun!

Fall is almost here! School is about to start—or maybe has already started in your area. Time for morning wake-up calls, sleepy breakfasts, packed lunches, and loaded back packs. (Do you welcome the return to routine? Or would… Read More

For TYMs: One simple way to build lasting family memories

When our three boys were very young, I read a wonderful, warm book about creating family traditions. I loved the concept, but felt overwhelmed by the elaborate preparation and expense involved in many of the ideas. I knew… Read More

For Tired Young Moms

Maybe it’s the midsummer blahs. Maybe it’s the heat. But I’ve seen lots of tuckered-out posts from TYMs (Tired Young Moms) lately. Those posts reminded me of a TYM I saw in Giant Eagle. She was in the… Read More