Let’s Pretend This Never Happened Book Giveaway

What can I say? I adore The Bloggess. And I adore my readers, too. So I’m taking advantage of the release of Jenny Lawson’s new book, Let’s Pretend This Never Happened, to show you both just how much I care! Here’s your chance to win a hardcover copy of the book: a Rafflecopter giveaway <a href=”http://rafl.es/enable-js”>You need … Continue Reading

How Important Is Coffee To You?

I’m really excited to be over at Studio30 Plus today where I’m talking about my love affair with coffee. Read the post here: The Importance of Coffee Studio30 Plus is a social media site for writers over the age of 30. It’s a new, vibrant, creative community supporting and inspiring it’s members in their personal and … Continue Reading

How Do You Know Your Kids Really Feel Your Love?

Do you ever wonder if your children feel your love? I mean really feel it. Often when I look at one of mine, I wonder if they can feel the swell of my heart at that moment. Okay, so my 17 year-old scary-teenage-know-it-all son isn’t thinking about how I love him when I’m in his … Continue Reading

5 Minutes For Mom’s Ultimate Blog Party 2012

Welcome Ultimate Blog Party visitors! Thank you for choosing to hop over to my little party-in-a-party. Grab your mug of coffee, cup of tea or glass of wine and take a look around: About Me and Sweetness of Life & Motherhood I’m a former corporate-type turned stay-at-home mom juggling the demands of preparing my 17 … Continue Reading

I’m Proud To Be A Scary Mommy Too Book Giveaway

For years, I wrote notes to myself when I realized I was secretly chuckling about something that only another mom could appreciate. When I realized I had experienced a beautiful moment with one of my kids, I wrote it down on a Post-It. I filled an entire kitchen drawer with sticky notes. I’d always had … Continue Reading

A Great Way To Help Children Develop Compassion

Thank you to Members Unite for sponsoring this post and sparking a creative discussion with children about the importance of giving.  I was selected for this opportunity by Clever Girls Collective. If you read my blog regularly, you might recall a post some time ago inspired by my son and his free-spending activities at school. As … Continue Reading