Daddy Wins (a poem)

Daddy Wins (a poem)

My kids adore their father. Endlessly. It’s sort of a joke that the boys will quite literally deflate when they find out I’m the one to take them to bed. Daddy is just more fun and more laid back than me. While my feelings are moderately hurt when they...
Non-screen summer activities

Non-screen summer activities

Summer is here, and the kids are home. For some families, that means getting to hang out all day, go on vacation, sleep in, take naps, and all that fun stuff. While that’s sort of true for this household, I still work in the summer. My online classes have me...
BrickFest: Why we’ll go again

BrickFest: Why we’ll go again

Building with Legos is one of my kids’ favorite things to do. My boys, especially, like to purchase the kits and follow directions with Daddy. Diva just likes to build and pull them apart – she’s two. I received tickets to attend BrickFest Live, and...
May Poetry: Mother’s Wish

May Poetry: Mother’s Wish

All day I think of you. Warm and inviting. Soft in all the right places. Strong where I need you. Most beautiful specimen I’ve ever seen. Every day, you tempt me… Invite me back to your warmth. You don’t judge me. You never talk back. You fulfill my...
Simple Ideas for Sprucing Things Up

Simple Ideas for Sprucing Things Up

It’s pretty well-known among my friends that I do not have a particularly green thumb. Generally, I kill all outdoor plants. I have two potted trees that were labeled as “easy care,” and I’ve just about murdered them (I’m trying to fix my...
Digital Media Academy Online Learning

Digital Media Academy Online Learning

As an online teacher, I understand the importance and relevance of learning on the Web. My colleagues and I can attest to the fact that a well-written course and program can teach a student exactly what he or she needs to fulfill requirements that are met at the...