Stories tagged: mama bear moxie
Fri., Dec. 27, 2019
I’ve been working hard at getting my house more organized. I’ve learned I feel better when things have a place in the home. It helps me relax to know where …
Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
Our world can be just so negative. There are so many things that can make or break our day in terms of politics, social media or even our own inner …
Fri., Oct. 25, 2019
My youngest sister had her first baby a few weeks ago. It has been a joy to see her growing belly throughout pregnancy and be there when she delivered a …
Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
I know that there will be a time when this chair goes to the burn pile. It is well past its prime, and its days are very well numbered. I …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
My middle child is really into baking, and I found myself looking for a cooking or baking camp that he could attend that same week. While there were camps in …
Fri., July 19, 2019
The sans makeup idea was a bit hard to stomach at first. I would question my decision to go to the store without a drop of makeup. I still sometimes …
Fri., July 5, 2019
I think what I love the most about living in a rural community is, if there is a need in the community, it will be met. Not because anyone is …
Sat., May 4, 2019
I have fantasized of having a Mother’s Day where I got to go away for the day, or even the weekend, to spend all to myself. I could sleep in, …
Fri., April 19, 2019
Spring is not my favorite season. However, I have come to appreciate it over the past couple of years by watching how much my husband loves spring.
Fri., April 5, 2019
Maybe “normal” isn’t the right term for it but I knew that what I was feeling wasn’t right.
Fri., March 29, 2019
Geocaching is basically a secret treasure hunt all over the world.
Fri., March 15, 2019
If you are thinking of booking a cruise, here are the top 4 things that you need to know.
Fri., March 8, 2019
I am tired of buying new technology that just doesn’t stand up to life. I am tired of forking out hundreds of dollars for plastic pieces that fail because companies …
Fri., March 1, 2019
How can my kids be living in a world where they don’t know what a busy signal is?
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019
I would much rather my kids participate in something that they love rather than make them go out for the sport that I think they should do
Fri., Feb. 8, 2019
I found myself apologizing for having cash, then I realized apologizing for offering money for a product is absurd.
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019
Parenting doesn’t get easier, it just changes.
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019
I have read many parenting books over the years and have found that most of them can be quite helpful when raising kiddos.
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019
However, last year, I decided to make a simple, dedicated choice: read more.
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019
I have to say my Spokesman readers are some of the more vocal readers of my columns.
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018
Making new friends as an adult is just awkward sometimes, but it is oh so important.
Sat., Dec. 15, 2018
There are classic types of parenting styles like attachment or positive parenting but I wanted to spend some time today discussing the dangers of modern types of parenting.
Sat., Dec. 8, 2018
I find myself always looking for ways to make the holiday season more special for my kids. There are always plenty of things to do and events to attend but …
Sat., Nov. 24, 2018
I will never apologize for sticking up for myself.
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018
But, I’m putting my foot down this year. Here’s my list of reasons why I’m going turkey-less:
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018
I tend to have high expectations on most everything in life. I have high expectations of myself, my husband and my kids. I have high expectations on how I think …
Fri., Nov. 2, 2018
In our household we have had many conversations about the differences of our kids. We have redefined the term “smart” in our household and have decided that it isn’t just …
Fri., Oct. 26, 2018
I have tried numerous chore charts for my kids. Some have partly worked and some have not worked at all.
Sat., Oct. 20, 2018
I was reminded, yet again, you can learn a lot about a person by what they purchase at a store.
Sat., Oct. 13, 2018
Over the years, I have done a wide variety of extra jobs that helped bring in some extra cash. There was one thing I learned from all these jobs: There …