Need Your Help: Grant a Wish with a Click

I’m a very competitive person.  I can’t help it.  Consider me the stereotypical first-born, type-A personality who just hates to lose. Case in point: in grad school, it wasn’t enough for me to just get good grades in my classes.  Nope–there was another measure even more important. You see, there was a certain young fellow…

Here We Go Again

I’ll never forget the day I found out that I was pregnant with my daughter.  It started just like every other day: I went to work, sat in my office, and started to prepare for my meetings and projects. But then it happened. All of a sudden, I felt sick…very, very sick. I closed my…

Kindness Continues: A Wish for a Princess

It was the moment I had been waiting for. With gifts in hand, my wish partner, Debbie, and I climbed the front steps and rang the door bell.  For several weeks I had been looking forward to THIS moment, to finally meeting a very special little girl.  For privacy reasons, I’ll simply call her “L”.…

2013 Christmas Challenge: Day #5…My Ticket for Inspiration

It’s Black Friday and we just couldn’t resist.  In the late afternoon, I piled in a van with my husband’s aunts and cousins for our all-girl shopping adventure. I had several things I was hunting for…including an opportunity to complete my act of kindness. Walking through the stores, I kept watching, searching, hoping that someone…

Kindness Continues: I Am Loved

There’s a blog site that I absolutely love to read called, “My Life and Kids“.  I swear, no matter how bad of a day I may be having, I’m normally laughing out loud by the time I finish reading Anna’s post.  Seriously, I dare you to read a few and not crack up.  Like this…

Kelly Takes On: My Artistic Side

Oh, the joys of having a four year old… I used to think my daughter was like all other four year olds.  She’d be running around my house like a crazy person and I’d think, “She’s four…this is what all four year olds do.”  Then I went to a Mother’s Day lunch at her school…