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The Eighteenth Summer

I remember it all like yesterday.  It was such an exciting time for us.  Our only child, our daughter, had graduated from high school with honors and was Valedictorian of her class, and [YEAH!], received a full scholarship to attend U of A.  It was bittersweet knowing she would move away soon, but we celebrated […]

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An Inside Look at Arkansas Children’s Northwest

If there is one thing that Moms can agree on, it’s that life happens. Falls lead to broken bones.  Sniffles lead to fevers at midnight.  Strange symptoms lead to major illnesses. In those times, it can be a struggle figuring out where to turn. Kid’s bodies are unique, and they deserve health care that is child-centric, […]

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Beat the Summer Doldrums

All opinions expressed are solely my own and I was not compensated for any statement made here. Summer is in full swing, so much so that we may already be approaching that time of the season where parents begin to steal glances at their calendar and tick off the days until school starts again. The pressure to […]

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My Kids Have the Best Ideas for Fun :: Northwest Arkansas Edition

As a full time wife and mom with a full time career, I’ve learned to be super intentional about how I spend my time.  Wherever I am, with family or at the office, my daily goal is to be “all in” the moment.  Take notes during meetings.  Follow-up on actions while it’s on my mind.  […]

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The Sun Will Shine Again

My heart has been so heavy lately. Over the last few months I have watched those close to me go through the most trying of times. My husband lost a dear friend to illness. A week later a sweet family we grew to know this year lost their precious four-year-old daughter to a rare brain […]

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