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Monthly Archives: January 2015

You Know You are a Wrestling Mom When…

I have been the mom of a wrestler for close to 10 years.  However, when he was younger, the matches were nowhere near the intensity they are now.  All my kids are involved in some sort of sport – football, wrestling, track, baseball, and gymnastics – so I have always…

Beautiful Drought

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Express Yourself.” In the summer of 2012, the entire Midwest was cursed with a horrible drought.  Our grass was brown, the heat was intense, and the river was unrecognizable.  My youngest had a great love for the river…

Smart Phone Apps That All Parents Should be Watching

Since the creation of the smart phone, parents have had to become more informed about the applications our kids have been downloading to their phones.  Cyber-bullying, inappropriate content, and free apps that have hidden charges… are all issues that come up when our children integrate themselves into the…