We usually post a cute message on holidays here on this blog. Today should be about more than cute. I worry that we might lose track of this day. Especially here on the Jersey Shore, when we’re all so excited and geared up for summer, it would be easy to forget. So, let’s not forget. […]
I remember last Memorial Day vividly. It had only been two months since my mother was diagnosed suddenly with stage four bile duct cancer. The family was still trying to adjust to this news and the ever changing, dire medical ups and downs. We barely had our head wrapped around the treatment plan, let alone making plans for […]
You know that in The Garden State, we spend a lot of time with the kids in the car. We eat in there, reconnect with our kids while driving, listen to them chattering with friends as we bring friends over for playdates. Kids fall asleep in the car, negotiate with us to get their music over the stereo, leave personal effects in the backseat (books, toys, headbands, artwork) as do you (lipstick, phone recharger, perfume). The car becomes an extension of home.