One unexpectedly great thing about being a mom is my new ability to understand the funny parenting tweets and memes that I see online. I am so grateful for anything that makes me smile through the adventure that is raising … Continue reading Memes to Help You Smile Through the Exhaustion of Parenting
I love love love listening to podcasts. I play them while I cook, drive, eat…there seems to be one for whatever mood I’m experiencing. Sometimes I want the total silliness of Tigerbelly (hosted by Bobby Lee and his partner Khalyla … Continue reading This New Podcast Tackles Parenting Topics with Honesty and Humour
This adorable video has been popping up on social media for a while. I came across it again this morning and, with the return to my kindergarten classroom just a few weeks away, it really struck a chord. As much … Continue reading Watch the Wonderful Way these Students Start the Day
This is a cool story for a variety of reasons. I won’t spoil all the sweet, funny parts of the video below, but it is a beautiful thing hearing Seth talk about his wife, Alexi, and the strength she showed … Continue reading Seth Meyers and his Wife Now Have Two Crazy Birth Stories!
I love stories that remind me of what Christmas spirit looks like. When I read this New York Times article about a dedicated dad (click here for the full article) it brought to mind my own father, who we lost … Continue reading This Dad’s Holiday Gesture is the Sweetest Expression of Father-Daughter Love
For anyone looking to end 2018 with a dose of optimism, here you go: apparently, people used Google to seek out stories of positivity more than they ever have before. This moving video definitely brought a tear to my eye … Continue reading People Searched “Good” More in 2018 than in Any Other Year; Here’s the Beautiful Video Proof
At this time of year in particular, thinking about those who are less fortunate puts a pretty big lump in my throat. My husband works for a charity that sees a ton of need at Christmas and the stories he tells me are heartbreaking: families with nothing, parents unable to put presents under the tree for their kids. A feeling of helplessness always comes up for me when I hear about these situations. This feeling is sometimes eased if I can put focus on those who are doing good: the charities, the volunteers, the average individuals giving what they can … Continue reading To Boost Your Holiday Spirit: 5 Famous People Using Their Powers for Good