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Is COVID-19 to Blame for Your Relationship Issues?

Conversations on the Rocks Podcast, Latest By April 14, 2020 Tags: , , , No Comments

Tuesday means a new episode of my podcast, Conversation on the Rocks, is available for downloading! This was a great conversation because many of our relationships – whether they’re with spouses or significant others, friends, or family – are being tested big time right now. So it begs the question whether it’s being isolated together or unable to see one…

A letter to my Senior on your last first day of school

A Letter to the Class of 2017 on Your Last, First Day of School

Teens By August 27, 2016 Tags: , , , , No Comments

To My High School Senior, So here we are. The moment you’ve been waiting for and the moment I, as well as many other parents, have been dreading since your first day of Kindergarten. Today is the first day of your Senior year of high school. Or as I see it – your last first day. We’ve had 13 of…

Back to school shopping lists for high school and middle school.

Back to School Supply Lists for High School and Middle School

Lifestyle By August 5, 2016 Tags: , , , , No Comments

I hate to bust your summer bliss bubble, but it’s August and while it’s still early in August, everyone knows what’s looming around the corner… Back to School. Hey. Don’t kill the messenger – I’m just reporting the facts. And while you may be the one in a hundred who’s thinking “but I don’t WANT school to start back” you,…

Win 2 tickets to the Junior League Tour of Fine Spaces

Win 2 Tickets to the 11th Annual Tour of Fine Spaces Event

Around the Triad, Reviews and Giveaways By March 12, 2016 Tags: , , , , No Comments

That Honey-Do List is About to Get Full For the 11th year, the Junior League of Winston-Salem is hosting its Tour of Fine Spaces here in Winston! This is your chance to get a look-see into some of the most amazing homes in our area and see what the latest and hottest trends in decorating are.  Or, if you’re like me,…

You think you lost sleep when your kids were little? Just wait til they're teens.

For the Love of God I Need Sleep – The Teen Years

Teens By January 21, 2016 Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

Oh, sleep… How I miss you… Our oldest is 17 years old. Which means that it’s been 18 years since I’ve had a decent night’s sleep. I miss sleep. I covet sleep. I am starting to wonder if all those time when I was partying in my 20’s and laughed and said “Hah! I’ll sleep when I’m dead!” is coming…