Life is hard these days. I could sugar coat it but I’m not going to. I’m accepting it as a phase of life and if in the future I face other challenges I want to remember that it wasn’t the first time or likely the last. That said, I also want to be positive, do … More October Happenings
Please ignore the opening credits on this – apparently I’m seriously ready for the new year! It also appears I do this EVERY year? Future Carrie is bound to be frustrated and confused. Our monthly tradition of making short family videos is my favorite thing in the world. This year was even more exciting because … More 2018
There was a rare warm day not too long ago and we got our family photos taken at a nearby park and I LOVE them! Danny takes such great pictures of other people, it’s nice that we have some good photos of our own. Other things I’m currently up to…. Excited to get organized for the … More Currently
It’s hard to believe it’s already Thanksgiving! We’ll be with Danny’s family in the afternoon and my family in the evening. Some of his siblings will be there, others won’t. Same for my family. Some people who are out of town aren’t coming in and, unfortunately, some family I saw growing up I don’t see … More Our Family Traditions
I’ve got a few shows I’m trying to watch this fall and a new addition is Single Parents. I love Leighton Meester from her Gossip Girl days (Chuck & Blair were a ‘table number’ at our wedding reception) and am thrilled that the show is genuinely great. The cast fits together perfectly and the show … More Fast Four
I’m not the mom I thought I’d be. I’ve determined it’s impossible to really understand parenting until you’re parenting. I think the hardest concept to comprehend is that you’re starting from literal nothingness. You can see a kid at a store and have thoughts how you’d improve that child’s behavior in the moment but it’s … More Parenting Rules?
We had a glorious four days away from home and a long weekend in Naples. It was Lucas’ first plane ride and our first plane ride in a decade. We flew Spirit and I have no complaints. I have no complaints period it was relaxing and I learned some important lessons. We need to travel. … More Travel Lessons In Naples, FL