Thoughts on Holiday Cheer 

Growing up, this has always been my favorite time of year. As soon as Halloween ended, the domino effect kicked in for counting down the days until Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. So many holidays in such a short time. For me as a child, the holidays meant time at home with my family. We […]

A Match(maker) Made in Iowa

Did you know today is National Matchmaker Day? To all the men and women who dedicate their lives to finding loves for others, I salute you. The game of love can be a challenging pursuit. My husband and I have been lucky enough to be blessed with our very own matchmaker, and we didn’t even […]

Mother and Son

Why I Kiss My Son On The Lips

There’s a new form of mom-shaming taking place, and it’s taking our social media outlets by storm. Victoria Beckham was just criticized for posting a photo on Instagram in which she’s wishing her daughter a happy birthday. The picture depicts Beckham and her 5-year-old daughter sharing a quick peck on the lips. Social media was […]