Category: Purely Personal

Gone to Pot

In case you’re keeping score at home, Friday’s post about sQuad: the Summit’s Secret Shopper Service was my annual April Fool’s Day joke. I’ve heard from at least a couple of you who bit. My...

Flashback Friday: A Mouse Tale

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! The last 48 hours in the Franks household have been…interesting…to say the least....

Flashback Friday: Sticker Shock

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you! There are certain things prenatal and parenting classes don’t prepare you for....

Flashback Friday: Deck the Alls

Sadly, it’s the day after Thanksgiving, which means – sadly – this will likely be happening at my house this weekend. Pray for me. Last weekend our family participated in a time-honored annual tradition...

Rewind: Insights on Incisors, Part Two

I’m enjoying some long-awaited downtime with my family this week. The following post originally appeared on February 19, 2009.   This is an unplanned follow up to a previous post, if you’d like to...

Flashback Friday: Parenting 101

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   When you have four kids, people wrongly assume that you’re a...