life lessons

Sublime Seven: Happy Birthday, Maddie!

Dear Miss Maddie-pants, Well, darling, you did it.  You went and turned seven.  SEVEN.  Now, I think you’re just a “kid”; you’re not even a little kid anymore.  This must be very exciting for you–and it makes me feel old.  Old and somewhat accomplished, as your dad and I have at least helped (I think)(…)

Beyond “Sisterhood”:  5 OTHER Things I Hope Frozen Teaches My Daughters

Beyond “Sisterhood”: 5 OTHER Things I Hope Frozen Teaches My Daughters

So, yeah, I’m jumping on the Frozen bandwagon–my apologies in advance.  Like almost every other little girl in America, the girls have been watching little else lately (Well, except for Jake and the Neverland Pirates because it is sacred, and I think Maddie is legit crushing on a cartoon character), and I’ve had a lot of time(…)