The Power of Team Dynamics Within a Family Unit

Mom! She won’t stop swinging the princess in my face!” He yells from the back seat. “Stop swinging it in his face, daughter. I glance in the rearview mirror to see her energetically swinging it over his head. Didn’t I say to stop that??” “Well, you said to stop swinging it IN his face, not OVER…

Rejecting “Good” For “Best”

It is nearly Christmas. But even the soft white glow of tree lights and snow falling softly is not helping me settle. I am wound tight. The stress in my shoulders pounding. My nerves nearly bursting. “What are you so stressed about?” Chris asks. Out comes the flood. Last minute gifts! Christmas dinner! Balancing family!…

I am Half a Dirtbag Mommy.

In case you are not well acquainted with the term “dirt bagger” or “dirt bag climber,” here it is: 1. Dirtbag Climber A glorified bum, who spends all of his/her time begging for food, drinking PBR, and climbing. They live the traveling life, taking to the road year-round in pursuit of adventure. Often in a van….