At 9:04 A.M.

Tomorrow at 9:04 am, I will have spent 41 years here on earth. It will also be the first time in 41 years that my phone won’t ring at exactly 9:04 am. It was her thing. Her way of celebrating me. When I was little, she let me stay home on my birthday. If my […]

Operation Christmas Child – Teaching Our Children to Give

IMG_5412 copy

One of our annual traditions is to pack a shoebox for Operation Christmas Child. My kids absolutely love to walk around the store trying to find little trinkets to fit inside their box. It also leads to really great discussions about poverty and how people live in other countries. It also helps the kids understand […]

Run Happy! Diva Half Marathon (Puerto Rico)


Getting back into the running game has been nothing less than a challenge. Honestly, I haven’t quite found the path of least resistance that normally propels me into my groove. I knew I had the Diva Half Marathon coming up, yet I had zero motivation to train. Running just hasn’t been the same for me […]