40 Years Old

I turned 40 in May.  I know it’s a milestone, but it’s really no big deal to me.  I’m the same person that I was at 39.  It might seem sort of cynical to say such a thing, but I’m not really an emotional person in that regard.  There was no celebration.  We didn’t go

Mom trying to hug son

When is it ok to let your kids travel without you? Is there an appropriate age, or does it depend on the individual child? That is something that I have had to think about lately as my oldest has become more independent. On one hand, he is the oldest, so he naturally gets the most

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

A few years ago I saw “Me Before You” on the NY Times Bestseller list.  I try to go through the list often and read as many titles as I can, just to find out what the fuss is about certain books and why people are reading them.  I’d rather find out for myself than

Yellow Labrador
This is Bob. The best dog in the whole world!

Anyone who knows me at all is able to see just how much I love my dogs.  I love them all, but I will always have a special place in my heart for my first.  My oldest, but always my baby, Bob.  He has been a huge part of my life since the day I

The view from the Rtiz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel
The view from the Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel was beautiful!

I recently attended my first Mom 2.0 Summit.  The president of the company that I work for suggested that I go.  I’m always up for a new learning opportunity so I was definitely up for the challenge.  Once I heard it was at the Ritz-Carlton I was totally in!  Regardless of the location, I thought