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When Dad Got It Wrong. On Finding the Good. (From the archives)

By Jill Tracey

Father’s Day is always interesting for me. So many feelings of joy as we celebrate my hubs and my step-dad. But, still a void where my dad used to fit.…

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The View From 40

By Jeremy Tracey

I was sitting in front of my TV with the PlayStation 3 I’d received as an early birthday present. As I eagerly typed in my birth date so I could…

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Just Call A Spade A Spade

By Janine Fairchild

We were not happy. Not happy at all. Things did not go the way we thought they would for our daughter, and as her parents, it was hard not to…

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Decisions! 3 Ways to Make Good Ones…

By Jill Tracey

Decisions Decisions Decisions! Yesterday our family had tickets to go to a St. Louis Cardinals baseball game with our church. We were excited to see Alyssa react to her first…

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Busted

By Jill Tracey

There’s spending time with your child and then there’s REALLY spending time with your child. I pat myself on the back because I make time to play and talk with…

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Best Books for the Family

By Jill Tracey

I was SO disturbed by a news article from Reuters that says a new study shows American kids are reading, but not well and not often. What a sad thing. First of…

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Simple Christmas

By Jill Tracey

JOVIE: I’M JUST TRYING TO GET THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS. BUDDY: GET THROUGH? CHRISTMAS IS THE GREATEST DAY IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD! JOVIE: PLEASE STOP TALKING TO ME. As this…

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Break Up With Your Phone!

By Jill Tracey

Welcome to the chance to do something huge this Valentine’s Day! By signing the pledge below you’re making a commitment to the people who matter most in your life. You’re…

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