Things I Wish I’d Known

Things I Wish I’d Known

Woulda, coulda, shoulda. Regrets about what we should have done can overwhelm us. Life is an education, and all of us can look back and see things we wish we’d done differently. Moms especially can have a hard time with regrets. There is a time for asking forgiveness and a time for doing the best…

What Not to Say

What Not to Say

In Oklahoma we say we’re “fixin’” to go to the store. I was raised in Kansas and “Bless your heart” meant compassion, but I recently realized that’s an insult in some places. My husband calls macaroni and cheese “cheese noodles” so my children have been raised with that. The words and phrases we use are…