kids will love at Disney

Four Attractions Kids Will Love at Disney World

If you are currently planning a trip to visit Mickey and friends, here are four attractions I’m confident your kids will love at Disney World.

Quilting Grief

The baby quilt I finished that week stands as the second most significant one I’ve made in my eight years of sewing.

Partying in the Capitol

Ted and my fun evening of partying in "The Capitol!"

Chatting with Dorothy

This is what happens when I sit down for an interview with my two-year-old. I think she may just be the best interview guest...

The Problem with “Girl Power”

In our culture, how do I strive to teach my girls on daily basis that men can be strong too? Here are three practical ways.

When Panic Attacks [A 3-Step Plan]

It was obvious I needed a plan. I decided to come up with my own three-step “program” for when panic attacks.

Two Ways I’m Learning to Help My Child Process Anger

Here are two ways I’m learning to not just discipline, but equip my little girl.

A Peter Rabbit Sort of Day

Imagine my excitement when I discovered that "Peter Rabbit" was included in this season's family series at the Center for Puppetry Arts.

From the Tree to the Plate

An apple picking we went!

When a Selfie Won’t Do

On Friday, I received an email from my publisher asking for a short bio and photo. There was only one problem. You see, I didn’t have any current pictures.

From Closet to Office Transformation

Don't have space for a home office? Here's how we turned a corner of our master bedroom closet into one.

Ashleigh Slater on the Matt Townsend Show

Listen to me talk about the "newlywed fog" on the Matt Townsend Show!

A Surprise Visit

I received a very unexpected visit from a kidney stone.

Today’s Lesson from the Homefront

Perhaps it's wiser to give a 2-year-old a doll with less hair.

Tom, Huck, and Teaching Discernment

Yep, this classic tale of Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, and Becky Thatcher is alive and well at our house. Well, at least in the “literary” sense.

A Sure-Fire Way to Start a Fight With Your Spouse

This is my husband Ted. I offer you this picture of him with a bit of marriage advice on the side.

The Fix-It Man and His Wife: How Venting Can Negatively Impact...

Even in marriage, there’s a fine line between confiding and venting.

Carpe Urbem!

Do you simply live somewhere or do you "carpe urbem"?

The Death Wish

The death of old habits is like Inigo Motoya’s infamous hunt for the six-fingered man.

The Value of Play

Play doesn’t always come easy for me. In fact, sometimes it’s downright hard.