Fireworks are fun if you enjoy emergency rooms, crying kids and dogs crapping under your bed. Happy July 4th!
MERRY CHRISTMAS, Y’ALL! Love, Rach
Isn’t it fun when your child informs you of some event you knew nothing about? YES, I READ THE SCHOOL EMAILS AND IT WAS NOT IN THE EMAILS BUT THANKS, HELPFUL COMMENTER. And then your child casually mentions it on their way out the door that morning, the very day of the event (or […]
The inevitable has happened. Late last night, our child walked in on us… you know, in flagrante delicto. We weren’t sure how long she had been standing next to our bed in the darkness before she squeaked, “I can’t sleep…” We froze in place. Several excruciating seconds went by before she added, “And yes, I can […]
Hi. I got your friend request on Wednesday, and even though I barely remembered you from high school, I accepted. Approximately 19 seconds later, I got the notification that I had been added to your “Super Special Essentially Sensual Scented Thirty-One Thrive Jamberry Jamboree!” Facebook group. OH JOY. Yeah, me, along with 400 of your […]
Remember that awful show, Extreme Makeover where they found unfortunate looking, desperate people and convinced them their lives would be completely transformed if they just changed every single aspect of their face, hair, teeth, body and style? Yeah. I loved that show. Why would they take such a recklessly irresponsible masterpiece of entertainment off the […]
I wrote this one originally for the fabulous website, The Mid. Enjoy! While visiting my parents recently, I noticed my father had moved into my sister’s old bedroom. Because we are such a private family with healthy relational boundaries, I immediately blurted, “OH MY GAWD, MAMMA– DADDY IS FINALLY LEAVING YOU.. IT’S BEEN 51 […]
Like any mother of a burgeoning “tween” girl, I want to give my daughter all the love, support and positive role modeling I can. She’s growing up so fast. I want to teach her to be fearless, to go boldly after her dreams and goals and have confidence in her choices… Unless her dreams are […]
If you weren’t one of the precious few to receive our annual Christmas letter, I’m generously sharing it here. You’re welcome. My Dearest Family & Friends,This year has been such a busy, blessed and wonderful year for our family– where to begin?!! As I’m sure you all saw on TV, with my beloved spouse’s company going […]
It’s over?? OH, GOOD.