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One plus One plus Five plus Five.

This handsome dude turns twelve today.

This handsome dude is leading the way for the rest of them….navigating the brand new challenges of middle school, tweenhood, extra responsibilities.

This handsome dude’s current obsession is Undertale (the musical). He lives and breathes it.

He’s making animations on his phone and filling his personal YouTube […]

How to Win Kid-Friends & Influence Little Monsters [My Secrets Exposed]

Hey there! It’s been a while. I’ve been around, and often think, man, I want to write something. And then I remember that I have a full time job now (from home, thank goodness) and no energy at the end of the day, and am fresh out of ideas most […]

By |October 6th, 2017|FUN, giveaway|Comments Off on How to Win Kid-Friends & Influence Little Monsters [My Secrets Exposed]

An American in Paris Dances Onto the Starlight Stage

I’ve seen a lot of musicals in my life, but never one like An American in Paris.

Imagine a story told in song, like an other musical, but the actors are professional ballet dancers. So not only do they sing beautifully, but they walk with the grace of people that […]

MAMMA MIA! Says Farewell at Starlight Theatre This Weekend

It’s your last chance to see the touring production of MAMMA MIA! as they say “farewell”, so get yourselves to Starlight Theatre THIS WEEKEND before they leave and the Jersey Boys come to town.

MAMMA MIA! is So. Much. Fun. The songs have you tapping your feet and clapping your hands […]

By |June 24th, 2017|review|Comments Off on MAMMA MIA! Says Farewell at Starlight Theatre This Weekend

Under The Sea: The Little Mermaid Opens Starlight’s 67th Season

Starlight Theatre opened its 67th season of live Broadway entertainment last night with its production of Disney The Little Mermaid, and the girls and I were there to see it happen.

The show runs through June 11, with a total of 8 shows to choose from.┬áTickets for Disney The Little Mermaid […]

First of the Lasts (Grand Finale LTYM Show Piece)

This is what I read in our grand finale Listen To Your Mother: Kansas City show yesterday. I wrote it between our first and second (final) rehearsals, and my son gave me his blessing to read it in front of the audience (while he was helping me get the show […]

Puppy Parade

I don’t really talk to them. I mean, when they come back in the house after a potty break, I tell them how sweet they are. My pups. But that’s it.

For a few weeks after school started this past fall, and all of the kids left for eight hours every […]

Six is Practically Out of the House.

The no-longer-a-baby baby is six today. S.I.X.


Our youngest is almost done with kindergarten. He’s starting to read. He’s got his own opinions about EVERYTHING. He fake cries a lot, and snuggles a lot. He hugs his big brother and tells him that he loves him in his sweetest little boy […]

By |March 24th, 2017|birthday, Ervin|Comments Off on Six is Practically Out of the House.

What’s Happenin’.

It’s spring break here, on this first day of spring, and the weather is gorgeous. For most of the last several spring breaks, I’ve been traveling to conferences or trips, so the kids and I haven’t had a good ol’ fashioned, lazy, sunny, relaxed spring break in a while. I’m […]

By |March 20th, 2017|Just me|Comments Off on What’s Happenin’.

My Tribe

A lot has happened in the last six months (obviously) but there’s one thing that changed drastically and has made a huge difference in my life.

I’m an introvert (tell us something we don’t know, Greta), and I’ve always had close girl friends that I can pick up right where we […]