With what feels like a sprint from Halloween to Christmas, I often feel the real meaning of Thanksgiving is lost. As the host for our family Thanksgiving this year, appropriately now referred to as #Turkeypalooza, I want to help everyone to stop and take pause. grat·i·tude - ˈɡradəˌt(y)o͞od/ noun 1. the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Over the years I have heard different ideas for how people share what makes them feel grateful. Time … [Read more...]

Being Thankful…

As we approach Thanksgiving and the launch of the Christmas holiday season, it is far too easy to get caught up in the preparation hustle and bustle and forget what made these holidays so special to us as kids. The real meaning of the Holiday can easily be lost when we focus on all the work instead of why we are gathering together. Think back to your childhood Thanksgiving memories, remember how we were thankful just to be out of school, at home with our families while we counted down the … [Read more...]