We all know that bullying has been a societal issue since even some of us were kids, but today’s bullying has taken on a whole new face. Today’s bullies reach our children through the internet, phones, chat sites, etc. When I was a kid, the school bully would be waiting for you on the play […]

Starting anew in the Fall!

The Fall always conjures of feelings of new beginnings, probably because school gets back into full gear, holidays come back around and the plans of gathering family and friends is a big part of the holiday season, starting with Halloween. I love Fall and think back to where we as a family were this time […]

Remembering What’s Important

Have we lost our compassion for each other? When I brought my daughter to her speech therapy this week, the therapists were all dressed up in Christmas attire. I jokingly said, “Christmas in July?” They answered yes and I told them I actually have a Santa’s hat that I have on the back head rest […]

Busy Summer and Bumps in the Road!

Hi everyone! So the last few weeks have crazy around the Jones Household here! I’ve been putting in extra hours at my job because a colleague of mine is out sick. Luckily I love what I do and the people I work with, so it’s not all that bad. In addition, my kids band, Summer […]

updates, interviews and more!

Hi All, So, my computer has been hijacked by my daughter for her DJ’ing so I’ve had limited access! (She REALLY needs to get her own computer). Some exciting news for our family! We were featured in the Forks Over Knives newsletter this week. If you get a chance, head over to their sight to […]

Lazy Days of Summer 2

Hi Everyone and thanks so much for stopping by! As you’ve noticed, I haven’t been able to log on lately as my computer has been hijacked by my oldest daughter working on her final college papers and DJ work. Now that summer is here, I can finally use my computer without a time limit or […]

Kudos to Howling Wolf Productions!

Finding courage to not hide who you truly are can be a challenge in today’s society, especially as a kid. But what do you do when you’re an adult whose grown up with a learning disability? You become a Hollywood Director, actor and advocate for the learning disabled! I came across Aaron Wolf on my […]

Talent Showcase Peter Thaddeus

Hi and welcome! I haven’t posted in quite a while any talent and when I came across this artist’s work in our local library, I was blown away by his work. His name is Peter Thaddeus and he’s an acrylic painter. His paintings sweep you away to a land of fantastical beings. The vibrant colors […]

Raising a Hopeful Future

So as many of you may know, I have 6 kids and they are quite musically talented (none of which came from me!). After recent posting’s on instagram, Twitter an Facebook, I’ve had countless number of people tell me “you should write a book”, basically on what we’re doing to raise 6 kids, recent change […]

Spring Break Fun!!!!

Today started the beginning of Spring Break. We are all a bit excited here because we have a fun week ahead! My kids band Summer Monkeys will be doing a mini tour up in Minnesota, playing at Mall of America, a coffee-house and ending at Barnes and Noble in Har Mar Mall in Roseville, MN. […]