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By Melody Meiners
When the summer started I had grand hopes of spending every waking moment with my children, playing in the sprinkler, eating popsicles, planning play dates packed with educational value, and turning our kitchen table into a Pinterest sweat shop. I only have this summer and next before my oldest starts Kindergarten and I was going to make every second count. We’re about 50% in and we’ve been a lot of really cool places, but I’ve only bought one pack of popsicles, I’ll have to clean out the garage before I can find the sprinkler, and it took me four late nights – after the kids went to bed – to finally finish the Fourth of July wreath I pinned back in April.
I’m not raising a white flag of family togetherness defeat, but they say an hour or two at a summer camp makes the heart grow fonder.
(By Lisa Bertrand)
It is 8 a.m. As I sit in the breakfast nook answering emails, readying a boy for school and writing this, the hubby has hit the snooze on his alarm clock at least six times. Six times, people!
He’s been doing this for years, setting the alarm at some ungodly early hour and then hitting the snooze button repeatedly. Why doesn’t he just set his alarm to a later time? Because each night as he sets the alarm, he has every intention of getting up early. But then morning comes…
By Lisa Bertrand
You’ve just learned of your friend’s miscarriage. Your heart aches for her. You struggle to convey a message of comfort and support. But if you’ve never been through the experience, you’re probably at a loss as to what to do and say.
The first step is trying to understand how this person might be feeling. No matter how much time has elapsed, a miscarriage is a loss that those who experience never forget.
“I had a miscarriage with my first pregnancy. It was devastating. I felt like you spent so much time…