I am My Own Dream Catcher

Dreamcatcher Image, by Christina Stumph

Today I took a risk and it scared the crap out of me. For the most part, I don’t consider myself much of a risk taker. I’m a methodical planner. I hope for the best, but  prepare for the worst. But the reality is we can be as prepared as possible, and it doesn’t mean {… Continue Reading …}

Eight Hopes and Dreams for Two Kids

beautiful-babies-by-elaine-griffin-designs

It occurred to me around Mother’s Day that I have never really sat down and thought about my hopes and dreams for my kids. Of course, I want the obvious things that we all want for our kids – health, happiness, etc, but I’ve never participated in any deeper reflection, because, frankly, in general, it’s {… Continue Reading …}

If I had a totally commercial Christmas (and any money)

the Laine List Christmas

I would buy myself these things: