Advent calendar 2019

Hi friends!! It's December already; can you believe it? Advent calendars are a big part of our preparation for Christmas. Although it may not be a new one each year, we definitely have one each year. You can see some of our past ones by clicking here. This one really was pretty easy and probably …

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Fun Finds

Happy November!! Just wanted to share with you some things I'm loving right now!! Consider these highly recommended! The Office Ladies Podcast. Here's a link. We are huge fans of The Office and I'm so enjoying these podcasts. It's so fun to hear some behind the scenes tidbits from Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey!  They …

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International OCD Awareness Week 2019

Hi friends!!  It's International OCD Week!  One of the goals is to educate the public about the realities of living with OCD and the challenge of having to face your fears on the path to recovery. If you know me well, you've heard me talk a lot about my son's therapy for OCD - in particular …

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Sometimes my mind is a jerk

A couple of weekends ago we threw a really great graduation for my daughter.  So many extended family members came, friends came, and most stayed the whole evening.  I got compliments on the food.  The decor looked good.  Even though it was hot, the pavilion setting we held the party in had a great breeze. …

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What Moms of Sufferers Want you to Know about Mental Illness

This post has been rolling around in my head for a while.  May is Mental Health Awareness Month... so maybe it's the right time to put my thoughts into a post. I've written before about my son - but if you aren't aware - he was diagnosed two years ago at age 13 with Obsessive …

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