Summer Highlights

By Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Well, it's coming to an end, summer 2016 is gonzo. This final week is administrative - picking up school supplies, lunch goodies and new shoes. We would love to say that we have successfully have the kids back on a more respectable routine, but that is not the case. Bedtime is happening much too late. Most mornings the kids wake ...

Where Would Yes Take You?

By Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Meg and I were having one of our heady conversations; I was remarking on how all I have said lately to the kids is "no", "stop it" and "maybe later". A summer of togetherness is taking a toll on all of us. I told her I need a new approach. I need to shake it up these last few weeks. During our ...

Sisters Take On NYC

By Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Meg and I spent four days in the Big Apple, which was fantastic. However, it wasn't without its foibles. Our hotel was right smack dab in the middle of Times Square. Meg drove me up the wall with how many times she commented on what a shithole Times Square is. She couldn't get passed it, which annoyed ...

Thrill Seeking Thursday: Dirt Biking

By Thursday, July 14, 2016

We introduced a new series, Thrill Seeking Thursday, a few weeks ago. This series is not just about doing random, fun activities, although it kind of is! More so, it is a call to action for all of us to take back adventure. We want everyone to join us in finding ways to inject some excitement into your lives. It's not realistic ...

Thrill Seeking Thursday

By Thursday, June 23, 2016

Meg and I love having fun, which at times has bordered on being flat-out scared. We not only want to be telling our children what to do, we also want to show them.  Somewhere along this parenting journey the roads intersect; our sense of duty overtakes our own desires to "stay in the game" and play too. We start ...