Tag: Interview

An interview with my son on his thirteenth birthday

An interview with my son on his thirteenth birthday
My son is thirteen today!  It is hard to believe that he is grown into a mature, responsible, social and thoughtful teenager. I am thrilled that he still agreed to answer my yearly interview questions. 1.  Who is your favorite person in the whole world? My sister 2. What is your favorite color?  Blue 3.... Read more »

An interview with my 10-year-old on her birthday

An interview with my 10-year-old on her birthday
My baby girl is 10 today!  This year she has become more independent, a wonderful friend and excelled in dancing and performing.  She is one of my favorite people to spend time with and I love her more than any words could write. As always, I asked her the annual birthday questions this morning while... Read more »

An interview with my 12-year-old on his birthday

An interview with my 12-year-old on his birthday
Today we are celebrating twelve years of our thoughtful son.  We all set our alarms extra early this morning to celebrate him with donuts before he caught the middle school bus at 7:20 a.m. 1.  Who is your favorite person in the whole world? Pass 2. What is your favorite color?  Yellow 3.  What is... Read more »
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How I Built This Podcast is a must listen to

How I Built This Podcast is a must listen to
Recently I had a five hour drive to pick up and drive home my daughter from a fun Indiana weekend with her grandparents.  The entire drive there and back I listened to the How I Built This with Guy Raz podcast on NPR. This easy to listen to podcast is about entrepreneurs and how they... Read more »

An interview with my nine-year-old on her birthday

An interview with my nine-year-old on her birthday
My little girl turns nine today!  This year she embraced a new house, neighborhood, school and friends and has impressed me with her resilience, kindness and knowledge.  I’m proud of the strong girl she is growing into and my heart swells when I watch her dance and create art, songs, stories and games. She is... Read more »

An interview with my 8-year-old on her birthday

An interview with my 8-year-old on her birthday
Eight years ago my little, pink baby girl arrived ten days early on 8.8.08.  At first she cried and cried and with time, patience and hard work she has become the happiest person I know.  She is my shadow, always by my side, helping me sometimes more than I can help her.  Now she is... Read more »
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An interview with my ten-year-old on his birthday

An interview with my ten-year-old on his birthday
One decade ago today at 10:27 a.m. my son was born.  The past ten years have gone by very fast, yet at the same time I wonder how my baby has turned into a smart, kind, sensitive and funny little man. This morning over poached eggs and chicken sausage, I asked him these annual questions.... Read more »

An interview with my transgender friend

An interview with my transgender friend
Meggan Sommerville is a writer and a friend that I’ve luckily gotten to know over the past few years.  Recently she celebrated a victory in a long case with her employer Hobby Lobby.  She is smart, determined and interesting and I am excited to share our discussion with you. At what age did you realize... Read more »

Interview with my 7-year-old on her birthday

Interview with my 7-year-old on her birthday
This child has gone through a lot this year.  We have had highs and lows and everything in between.  The good news is I’ve learned a lot about her and the way “she works” this year through trial and errors, some good therapists and quality time together. She is athletic, stubborn, sweet, creative, strong willed,... Read more »
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You want to start a blog? Read this first

You want to start a blog?  Read this first
I often get asked about starting a blog and love to help others as I know I appreciate any advice I receive. I share in hopes of creating a community, instead of a competitive environment.  There is room for all of us on the Internet.  By no means am I an expert and, just like... Read more »