How to Cultivate the Kind of Family You Want

We had a positive parenting expert speak to our MOPS group last month. She opened with a visualization exercise. I don’t like these types of exercises mainly because I don’t like being told what to do or keeping my eyes closed. But since I’m the lead coordinator for our group, I wanted to set a […]

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Facing Fear with Faith

It rained last month in San Diego. As is usually the case, TV journalists were on the scene, standing in front of puddles and cautioning drivers everywhere. In our family, wet weather means my husband can’t ride his bike to work, so we all pile into the family car to drop him off then bring […]

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A List of Small Joys

Paying with exact change Climbing into freshly cleaned sheets Dipping a knife into a brand new jar of peanut butter Checking the last item off a to-do list The smell of your baby’s head after a bath The first sip of coffee in the morning Making someone smile or laugh Watching fireflies dance across a […]

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