Choosing To Make The Call

Choosing To Make The Call

I am not a police officer. And I know that. I am not a child protective services worker. And I know that. I am not a psychologist, a social worker, or a court-appointed child advocate. And I know that. What I am is a good mother who recognizes when a child is being...
Paying Attention On Purpose

Paying Attention On Purpose

People are amazed that Grace, my beagle, rarely barks. Beagles are infamous for being loud and constant barkers. In fact, when I Googled the subject, here are the most often asked questions on the topic: Do beagles bark more than other dogs? Do beagles ever stop...
Thank a Teacher

Thank a Teacher

Kids return to school in our county in two weeks. This is always a nostalgic time for me, remembering the excitement of my children each year in the weeks and days before they headed back for that first day. Of course, before the school bus arrived, there were the...