Not My Anne – but Much More Vibrant: A Defense of “Anne with an E” on Netflix

Seen through the view of a child who is a victim of abuse and neglect, the "Anne with an E" series on Netflix provides us with a more well-rounded view of who Anne Shirley was... and, how she can be found in so many children today, if we are able to be their "Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert's." Read more for an insight into why I think all adults should view this series!

Baking for a Good Cause!

I was informed of a baking contest at my husband's work. His explanation of the contest included the words, "I give you free reign to bake as much as you want." Music to my ears - and, all for a good cause!

JEI 4: All About Religious Education

This week's JEI tackles Religious Education - are my children enrolled, do I teach (or have I ever taught) RE, what are my favorite RE resources for kids? The Archdiocese for the Military Services plays a huge role in my RE decisions for my family!

How Would Society Look…? (Day 28)

I have always said single parents are my heroes.  Their ability to work full-time, raise their children, and provide for their children is amazing and inspiring.  Every now and then, as a military wife, I am challenged to be a, "geographically single parent," but I know those times have limits on them, and even on … Continue reading How Would Society Look…? (Day 28)

Baking & Parenting Lessons Learned

I have identified one calming mechanism I typically utilize - I love to bake.  I find myself calming from life stressors during the process and even as I am cleaning up the mess I have made.  My kitchen actually usually never looks cleaner than when I am finishing up baking. Recently, I was getting to the … Continue reading Baking & Parenting Lessons Learned