Celebrating Moms, Celebrating Women

This post by Gayle M. Irwin During my presentation and book reading last Saturday at the Natrona County Library, they sat next to young children or held babies in their arms. On the drive a few short hours later to a different community’s bookstore, one sat in the back seat of my vehicle next to … Continue reading Celebrating Moms, Celebrating Women


Happy Mother’s Day

This post by Jennifer Flaten Happy early Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mothers out there! I hope you all have a special day filled with the ones you love. I am hoping for a sunny warm day so I can putter around in my garden, so far spring in Wisconsin has been on the … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day

Best Gift Ever

This post by Jennifer Flaten For my Mother's Day gift we took a road trip to the Anderson Japanese Gardens. My kids love taking road trips, mostly because of the snacks. We always get snacks from the gas station to start our trip. It doesn't matter if we leave at 8a or 10a, we always … Continue reading Best Gift Ever

Get Your Motor Runnin’ – It’s Travel and Conference Season!

This post by Gayle M. Irwin As this post goes live, I am traveling. It's Mother's Day weekend, and I'm visiting my parents in Montana. If the weather cooperates, I'll be taking them on a spring-time drive through the heart of central Montana, stopping at sites along the Missouri River, having lunch in a quaint … Continue reading Get Your Motor Runnin’ – It’s Travel and Conference Season!

Flood the World with Kindness

This post by Gayle M. Irwin Be Kind to Animals Week began this week. I originally thought it ran through Sunday, May 10, which happens to be Mother's Day; however, within a week, I found a new website that says it runs until Saturday, May 9th. Either way, this special week overlaps the weekend we … Continue reading Flood the World with Kindness

Through My Daughter’s Eyes by Erin Farwell

I love plans. I like to know what is coming up and what I need to do about it. I make weekly to do lists with some tasks to be performed on specific days and other just listed as it doesn’t matter when I complete them as long as I get them done. This helps … Continue reading Through My Daughter’s Eyes by Erin Farwell

Happy Mother’s Day! – Have a cupcake

Today we're off to visit my mom for Mother's Day. As of Friday neither her nor my sister had decided  what they wanted for dinner on their special day. But I can tell you what they're getting for desert! We are a family that loves sweets. My mom is a baker. Some of my best … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day! – Have a cupcake

Happy Mother’s Day!

By Erin Thorne Many of us are fortunate enough to have mothers who are supportive, helpful, and who have assisted us in becoming who we are today. I am no exception; my own mother, who raised me on her own after my father died, gave up a great deal for my sake, and she continues … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!

More Than Expected

This blog is by Jennifer Flaten My mom is an only child and so am I. Until I was about 15, I lived with my grandparents in the north woods of Wisconsin. There was only one other girl, actually the only other child really, within five miles of my grandparent’s house. To say I had … Continue reading More Than Expected