Tag: family

Planes, Trains and Automobiles to Arizona for Thanksgiving

Just stirring from their naps, in my parents’ extra room somewhere in the desert of Arizona, my two kids are greeted by their four cousins for the first time in their little lives.  All four kids (ages 2, 4, 7 and 9) wander in as my two pop heads out of their pack n’ plays... Read more »

A Family Lives Here

We are not unlike the multitudes of families out there who enjoyed a Saturday in the snow and perhaps got a bit too excited at the prospect of babies touching feeling tasting snow for the very first time ever.  You see, when the world has told you no too often to count, and you keep saying YES, you celebrate... Read more »

When the Drinking Doesn’t Stop

Today I am honored to share a piece from a guest blogger and colleague over at Chicago Now.  Kathy is a talented writer, quilter and survivor of an alcoholic relationship.  She’s got a terrific life today but it wasn’t always so bright.  I’m so glad she wrote about all this as I know so many of you out there... Read more »