Is That Appropriate Behavior?

4DX1xbyPI spend a lot of my time asking my kids “Is that appropriate behavior?” and “How will your actions affect other people?”

I’m trying to teach them that they don’t exist in a vacuum and that they HAVE to think about the consequences of their actions.

I’m starting to think the concept that our actions have an impact on those around us is limited only to children.

I am so sick of hearing about adults making poor choices.  (more…)


Getting Organized is Like Taming the Upside Down


*Warning: This post contains Stranger Things 2 Spoilers

I tell myself at least once a week that today is the day I’m going to get organized.

It’s never going to happen.

There are some areas of my life that are organized, and then other areas that are… let’s just say “not” and feel good about that being the understatement of the year. (more…)

Faux Fur: A Must Have in Any Girl’s Wardrobe?


Forget princess dresses, she’s a superhero… also we don’t own any princess clothes.

Can we take a few minutes and chat about girl clothes?

When we found out that the Princess was in fact a girl (I can’t tell you how many times Mr. Spreadsheets made the ultrasound tech check and then recheck that she was actually a girl), I was stoked.

I was thrilled for a lot of reasons, but I have to admit that I thought girl clothes would be so fun.

And girl clothes are so fun… but… well there are some things that just frustrate me. (more…)

Thriving Thirties

a-special-birthday-cakeI have to take a quick minute and admit that I LOVE being in my thirties.

I was a little bit worried as my 30th birthday approached, but now that I’m several years into this, I can whole heartedly admit that I love my thirties.

My twenties were a time of transition.

My twenties were great, my tummy was nice and flat,  my smile lines weren’t permanent, but let’s be honest, there was a lot of figuring life out.

Sure I’m still figuring life out one hour at a time, but I feel more equipped to handle things.  (more…)