Local Personality BloggerRiley Children’s Foundation, Trisha Shepherd
Me, A Name I Call Myself
May 21, 2013 | 08:22 AM
My youngest kiddo, Daisy May, turned three last week, and we celebrated by taking her to her first "official" show at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre. (Her first time there was in the womb, when I was in
(brown-thumb gardening adventures)
May 08, 2013 | 07:01 AM
I tend to believe that gardening talent is a genetic trait, and I'm pretty sure I inherited the brown thumb gene from my mom. As a grade school teacher, she would often receive lovely plants as gifts
Mama said, Mama said
(a sweet solution to a tough day)
April 18, 2013 | 04:18 PM
Mama said there'd be days like this.
Days when adopting a tag-team work schedule seems less like an answered prayer and more like an endurance test.
When you want tell your spouse about your hard work
April 05, 2013 | 12:21 PM
This probably sounds weird, but long before I became a parent, I dreamed of becoming a "baseball mom." Years and years of cheering for my All-Star younger brothers made me yearn for a little ball player
Our Dream (and Nightmare) Kitchen
His & Hers Expectations
March 14, 2013 | 08:04 PM
Give me a hammer, please. I am ready to knock down a wall.
Since the day we moved into our 1961 house (about 4-and-a-half years ago) Ian and I have let visions of modern kitchens dance in our heads.
It's all a Blur
February 26, 2013 | 08:39 AM
I was having a "smell the roses" moment yesterday evening. My 7-year-old has a weekly piano lesson at 6:30. There's a little neighborhood park nearby, and during nice weather I like to take Daisy over
9 to 5
February 15, 2013 | 03:03 PM
I am thinking pink this week.
My mom and I went to see the musical "9 to 5" at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre last weekend (which was great, by the way!) and I found myself captivated by all the color
The things we save
February 08, 2013 | 06:19 PM
I am having one of those "cramming for the exam" moments. My parents are coming to visit tomorrow, and even though I know they don't care, I always want my chaos to look just a little more organized when
How to lose a few pounds in spite of your kids
January 25, 2013 | 02:15 PM
There's something I have been trying to do that isn't any fun, takes tons of motivation, and rarely works. And I have discovered I have to work three times harder at it than I thought, because my precious
January 20, 2013 | 05:43 PM
I just finished prying a 2-year-old out of the fridge and I'm looking wearily at the wreck that used to be my living room. It's been a long, cold day with three kids (and their friends) to keep entertained.