Time For MOM: This Leg of the Journey

Tree Lined Rural Road --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis

Last week I talked about determining your destination as a mom. What kind of mom do you want to be? Where do you want to go in your role as MOM? When you’re old and gray, having walked a winding path, where will you find yourself? Determining your destination now will help you get to […]

TGIF: Read Alouds for Preschoolers

Young Girl Reading --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis

One of the beauties of having SIX KIDS is that I have always had little ones. Yes, it’s full of challenges, but the preschool years are such a precious time in a child’s life. Currently, I have two preschoolers: a rough and tumble, four year old boy and a nurturing, knows-how-to-change-GI-Joe’s-diaper, two year old girl. […]

Food Network Will Be Calling My Name


Anyday now, I’m sure.

Old Acquaintance Not Forgot


Jessika and Jessica, December 08 One of the beautiful things about moving back to Southern California has been the opportunity to reunite with old friends. Seeing familiar faces after five years away just warms my heart! And it reminds me of when I was young and svelte. Over the past few months we’ve gotten to […]

Bake Me a Cake

So, did you notice the poll in the sidebar? Vote on what cake theme you’d like to challenge me with in FishMama’s Birthday Cake Challenge. Voting ends tonight.

Time for MOM: Determine Your Destination

Country road on rainy day with rainbow

Most travelers who set out on a journey have a destination in mind. Yes, there are some who just pick up and head out on the highway, letting the wind and their whims guide them. And there is a place for that. But, for the most part, when people set out, they generally have an […]

Don’t Forget! BDay Cake Challenge


Don’t forget to nominate a theme in FishMama’s Birthday Cake Challenge. I’ll end the nominations Thursday night. Voting begins on Friday! There are a few doozies in there. Whew!

Definitely a BOY Blog


My boys are super intense about Legos. A small fortune in plastic bricks lurks in every nook and cranny of my home. The FishBoys love to create and then take photos of their creations. As a result, I have hundreds of Lego shots on the hard drive. My youngest brother, now 22, is also a […]