Dear young woman with road rage who bullied my mother in law

To the young woman who bullied my 83 year old mother in law on the road. I would like to encourage you to learn compassion. I don’t know who you are or what your life’s circumstances are that caused you to be so irrational and angry while driving behind my mother in law last week.  …

I Have A Dream

I have a dream…of fair education for all students in our nation. An education plan for all students in which their strengths are found and nurtured. Our children consist of a big hodgepodge of talent. Some are gifted in music. Some in math. Some in reading. Some have a very high IQ. Some are average. …

How to put triplets to bed in 3 easy steps.

Occasionally there are articles featured on websites explaining the 100 steps to getting your child to bed…to brush teeth…to get dressed…name the task, you can probably find one somewhere. These lists are always hilarious and I feel somewhat exhausted just reading them. But, with triplets, I learned quick to be more of a “No, not …

30 things you can do with lemons

I have never been a tree hugger. Or what some would consider “green”. I have lived my life buying random cleaners because of the brand name. The bigger the brand the better the cleaner, was always my motto. But…lately, I have really started paying attention to the things I surround myself with. I have started …

Bittersweet text with my 25 year old daughter

My daughter and I have very funny text conversations. We don’t mean to. It just happens. I have been known to gossip to the Internet about her Facebook statuses. You can read these here, here, here, and here. She hasn’t given me anything stalk worthy lately, so I have to resort to my old standby. …

1 in 5

Today is a national Show me 1 in 5 movement to raise awareness for the magnitude of people dealing with Dyslexia. This is my son. He is smart. He has a brilliant object photographic memory. He has a high IQ. He is Dyslexic. Gaining exposure is critical. In North Carolina (as in other states as …