Posts Tagged 'family'

The Value of Snow Days

Posted by:

The Value of Snow Days

Last week I put a spoon under my pillow and turned my PJs inside out. It worked! I woke up to a Snow Day, an official day to toss out the To-Do list and play. The thought of a Snow Day holds as much allure to me as it does to school-aged kids. At 50-years-old and counting, one might think I’m a bit old to buy into the giddy excitement of a Snow Day, but I am not. I ...

Continue Reading →
0

This Holiday’s Empty Chair

Posted by:

As we gather for Thanksgiving, miles away my son packs for his first deployment. ‘Team Bro’ will prepare their own turkey dinner, give thanks for friendships shared (and for their Moms far away!), and organize their medical packs and rucks in preparation for missions to come. On Thanksgiving, as I do everyday, I express gratitude for my brave young soldier and his buddies. I calm my anxious Mommy heart with an appreciation for their commitment to our freedom, for the ...

Continue Reading →
3