Finding joy is about understanding that there is always a silver lining, even when we cannot see one.
We are taking some time off during the holidays to prepare and enjoy times spent with loved ones. We hope you are able to do the same. Happy Holidays!
Love it or hate it, colder weather is coming and bringing with it the usual assortment of dry skin, chapped lips and hair that stands on end with static. But take heart! There are many perks (I’ve identified the following nine) to living in the Frozen Tundra that the rest of the world is missing. […]
On Saturday, December 2nd we had a jolly afternoon at the YWCA Greater Green Bay visitng with Santa and participating in crafts and games! And, we can’t forget the delicious cookies, hot chocolate, and coffee. The afternoon would not have been possible without our wonderful community partners.
It’s easy to get caught up in the magic of the holidays. Everywhere you look you can see bright, twinkling lights on homes, magical displays in storefronts, gorgeous decorations on trees, and so many delicious and festive foods to devour. The holidays generally bring about joy in people. As we decorate our houses, we feel […]
As I was placing the umpteenth picture inside my daughter’s school folder that read “I love my teacher,” I realized the world needs more of this. There is no such thing as ugly displays of gratefulness. There is no such thing as too much happy, even if I can’t tell what that shape she drew […]
I️ have so many special childhood memories of making Christmas cookies with my mom. She always hosted a big Christmas Day celebration for our family, and would make a huge variety of cookies and candy to share. Her Christmas platter was a thing of beauty and I always admired it. She graciously let me take […]
We should do more than a homemade ornament for their teacher. Hmm if I was a teacher I would want… wine. All the wine. But perhaps that’s an inappropriate gift from a 4-year-old. What would the other mom’s think? What about cookies? Ugh. They probably get so many cookies.
This is a quick list of all the ways I have failed just in the last week or so! I would be writing a book if I wanted to think about all the ways in the past year or more! Maybe you said, “Yep, me too!” for some of these! So stop being so hard […]
Most stores are already letting us know the holidays are approaching as we walk in their doors. It really is one of the most wonderful times of the year, but let’s face it – as parents, we don’t want that to include our children and homes being inundated with toys, toys, and more toys! A […]