Waking Up with Mr. Sherlock

Whap, whap, whap. The doggy alarm clock has gone off. And here comes the nose, and then the snarfing. Mr. Sherlock, our Covid rescue dachshund, is awake. He also wants me to be awake too, because he is hungry. Mr. Sherlock was found wandering the streets of San Antonio, and a dachshund rescue group brought Read More

Keep Calm and Parent ON: The Art of Parenting

My mother has always used the analogy, that parenting is like painting a portrait. Every conversation, mistake, teachable moment, experience and circle-back conversation is like a brush stroke slowly and gradually building the foundation of your child and shaping who they will become. It takes focus, repetition, patience and humility. The process of creating a Read More