The Birds, The Bees, Life and Death

Brought to you by Genworth(Sung to the tune of The Birds and The Bees)Let me tell you 'bout the birds and the bees And the flowers and the trees And the moon up above And a thing called . . . . . .Death.Yeah, the thing we all don't like to talk about. However, this is a conversation we all must have with our loved ones.I come a ...continue reading

Wanna Get Away?

What mother hasn't felt this way? With the past week (broken laptop, couldn't find flu shots for my kids, now Will's sick), I definitely would love to get away just for a weekend.  When Country Inn & Suites by Carlson asked if I'd like a woman's weekend retreat, how could I say no?Next weekend, I'll be heading to a local Country Inn & Suites by ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

This Week's Post Was Suggested By BethCpl. Benjamin S. Kopp 21 years old from Rosemont, Minnesota 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment July 18, 2009Ben Kopp has been a fighter since the day he was born. When he was born his mother was given morphine to stop her labor so the doctors could deliver her via a cesarean section. But it caused his ...continue reading

The Cemetery Incident

If you haven't heard about what happened in Alsip, well, you're living under a rock.  Seriously.  I know it has made national news, and since it is quite close to where we live, I've gotten emails on my thoughts.  As far as I know, we don't know anyone buried there.  That being said -- this whole thing makes me ill.  I never thought I'd agree with Jesse ...continue reading