Author: Barb

Be the Wise Mom

Be the Wise Mom

It probably won’t be the best Mother’s Day you’ve ever had, and that may be stressing you or your family. That’s why you need to be the Wise Mom.

When “Normal” is Scary

When “Normal” is Scary

What’s next? Can we prepare for life post isolation? How do we get back to normal life? The one-question pop quiz is all over Facebook. “If you were allowed to go to a restaurant/have hair salon/beauty parlor next week, would you?” Another version, put to …continue here—>

We Are the Story Keepers

We Are the Story Keepers

I Am A Story Keeper and I Share the Stories Largely, this is a role I stepped into by choice. I am my dad’s youngest by far, having three older half-siblings, and as the baby sister (by 16 years and more) I was privy to …continue here—>

The New Normal

The New Normal

If there is life, there is change. Often, it creeps up on us: kids get taller, our bodies sag, the “new” car is 3 years old, and last year’s “in” color or dress is passé. Transitions And then there are those life transitions such as …continue here—>

Placing the Tag Blame Where it Belongs

Placing the Tag Blame Where it Belongs

By now even we who aren’t obsessing about the Young Royals have seen the infamous tag and fashion faux pas. Furor Over a Dangling Tag Yep, the newest Duchess stepped off a plane in Tonga with the store tag dangling from her dress and Social …continue here—>

My Metallic Seersucker Capris

My Metallic Seersucker Capris

Before we learn about my Metallic Seersucker Capris, let’s first learn about Seersucker, shall we? Evidently it’s back. (Or it was back in 2012. I’m a bit behind.)