It's hard to believe that 2016 is ending in less than 48 hours but here we are. Like many years, 2016, has been full of ups and downs. However, I'd have to say there were way more ups than downs for me. At the end of 2015, I started reading Shonda Rhimes book, Year of Yes, and vowed that I'd embark . . .
Earlier this month, I posted about our Family Reset Day at the Apple Orchard and I mentioned how important it is to have that time as a family. Well, it's also important to have time to reset as a married couple. Mr. S and I celebrated 5 years of marriage on October 29th and after being reluctant to . . .
This post contains affiliate links. Someone I love voted for Trump and I am devastated. In the 48 hours since I learned of this person’s choice, I’ve found myself feeling a range of emotions including anger, disappointment, betrayal, and shame. I’m angry that someone I love could vote for a . . .
Hi Everyone, I know it's been a bit quiet around here but if you're following Raising an Advocate you know I've been super overwhelmed. Plus, I don't know about your family but Fall seems to be the busiest time of year for our family. It could be because my husband and I are both in education and . . .
This year's Father's Day post is a special treat. Since I've already written a letter to Mr. S this year, I badgered him to FINALLY write his version of Sesame's birth. Four years later, here's his side of the story: This is late. I know. My wife bugged me to write this 4 years ago, as she . . .