I had grand plans and spent many hours planning out what I hoped would be a warm, funny, and inclusive community. Now, I've teetered back and forth for weeks, trying to decide if I should just let it all go.Read More
MAX 2: White House Hero is available now, a great choice to add to your summer watch list. That Odd Mom is giving away a Blu-ray combo pack to one lucky reader to help you get ahead of the game.Read More
Children, families, and schools in communities across America will celebrate their local, state and national parks and public lands on Saturday, May 20th in commemoration of the 7th Annual Kids to Parks Day.Read More
Can you believe it is 2016 already? This past year really just zoomed by for us and while it had ups and downs, I'm hoping this new year takes on a slower pace and lets us savor the moments just a while longer.Read More
Let's talk about Christmas Eve. It is secretly prefer it over Christmas morning, because for us, the evening is full of tradition. We cook a delicious rib roast and hand out our gifts to each other. The kids always get a new set of PJ's from us and two other gifts that will either be a game, movie, book or video game.Read More
Every one has a purpose in life. Your purpose might revolve around your faith, family or career, but if you take the time examine what you want from life, you will find your purpose.
I created our first family purpose statement in 2011 and updated it for the fist time last December. As our family has grown our statement has grown and this past week I sat down to examine just what it is I want for family again.Read More
It was a little over a week ago when we found out that the hubs grandmother, Meme as everyone so affectionately calls her, had been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer of the liver and pancreas. Those words were brutal for our family to hear. We are so far away and want to spend every precious minute with Meme, soaking up her smile and love, that we can.Read More