Healthy Relationship Practices: Gifts of Love That Cost (Next to) Nothing

Valentine’s Day is a big, commercial event these days. But it doesn’t have to be. Here are 15 ways in which to surprise loved ones with a gift that matches their love language. And all of these cost next to nothing.

Why My Kids Decorate the Tree: 5 Good Reasons (and 2 Bad Ones)

I love Christmas and I can’t get enough of Christmas decorations in stores, in magazines and on TV.
Yet, the tree in our home looks nothing like that. Our tree looks messy and chaotic, and wonderful. This post tells you why.

What’s Stopping Me From Being a Writer?

I’ve always dreamt of being a writer, yet I’ve also always put that dream ‘on hold’ while other, more ‘urgent’ matters were handled first. Why did I do that? And what does Elizabeth Gilbert have to do with it?