Hey, Mom! Can You Handle The Truth?

A vacation, when we’re really lucky, gives a family the opportunity to bond, share old memories and make new ones. That was my hope for our recent family trip to the mountains. Now that my kids are young adults, my son is twenty-one and my daughter 19, (Yikes!)...

First World Problems

 Vacation re-entry can be rough sometimes. First the annoyance of modern day air travel is enough to wipe out any acquired vacation serenity. My husband, John, couldn’t suppress ‘moo’ noises as we lined up in a crowded jet way waiting to board our plane. Usually...

Avoid Vacation Weight Gain: 5 Tips + 1

Stepping onto the scale the day after we got back from vacation was an act of courage second only to storming the Normandy beaches. But I did it, and the results weren't a disaster. In fact I didn't gain any weight and my waist size did not budge. HA! Another...