Of Fig Leaves, Christmas Letters and The Mafia

What if you and I could focus on the meaning of this time of year instead of the shame we carry over the mistakes and mishaps our family has encountered. As moms, it’s our jobs to make our family look good. As moms, we’re the ones who sway others with our stories and words. And we’ve lost the ability to be real, to share our hurts and joy. Somehow we’ve lost our identity and we face the shame our families aren’t perfect.

11 Tips to get organized for school plus dozens of ideas to make it happen

It’s that time of the year–BACK TO SCHOOL. While I’m not looking forward to being in charge of getting 5 people up and out the …