Posts Tagged ‘bonds’

The Perfect Girl Date

blowouts at Swank

Women need other women. I’m convinced. And I’m also convinced that the occasional Girl Date is good for the soul.


Happiness Highlights: Strengthening Bonds with Someone Special

aunt britt

Every Monday, I start my week by highlighting what made me happy from the previous week, because I believe we multiply what we focus on, and that gratitude is the first step in learning how to be happier. This week I got to spend two hours with my nephew Jude. They were the best two […]


A Hole At The Table


My family is having Thanksgiving dinner without me today. My mom and my brothers, along with the rest of their families, will gather around a table and turkey, 1400 miles to the north of me in a small ranch house in Iowa.  They’ll laugh and they’ll eat and they’ll make fun of one another.  They’ll […]