(Inside: How hobbies help us gain perspective.) Sometimes, I can let one critical comment or tough moment overshadow the one million good things about my day. I hate when I do that. Oh, to have the willpower to not let words get me down. But, I don’t always have that kind of
(Inside: Why ordinary moms are inspirational world changers.) I had a reflective moment about my community where I thought, Geez, they’re inspirational. Yet, I don’t think my friends see themselves this way. I guess I don’t either. Do you? I put pen to paper to untangle my thoughts and it’s published over on Moms Magazine.
About 4 1/2 years ago, we redid our porch. I wish I had before-pictures it was a sight: moldy roof, crooked base, paint peeling…gross Here is what we did to make this place one of our favorite spaces to hang out: 1. Raised the sagging side of the porch with a car jack and added supports to