Summer is the season for hosting in the Pace household. We like to get people over to swim as much as possible. Sometimes we even spice it up with pool-side […]

The last couple weeks brought on some traveling. Some East Coast traveling. I call our recent travels “a trip” instead of “a vacation”…because sightseeing with 4 semi-young children, well, doesn’t […]

My parents made a big deal of birthdays. They didn’t do anything elaborate or crazy, but each kid always felt like their birthday was their special day. “My day” even […]

Each year my husband and I (jokingly) argue about the “right” time to put up Christmas decorations. Growing up my family bought our Christmas tree the day after Thanksgiving, which […]

Depending on your stage of life, Summer may or may not bring a massive change in schedule. But for most of us, Summer at least feels different. It almost reminds […]

Everyone knows encouraging words are crucial for healthy relationships. Some people even suggest we use a mathematical equation when we weigh our words — “Remember to say five positive things […]

Some moms think every stage of motherhood is the best stage. Some moms never feel the urge to move on to the next season. This blog post is not for […]

There’s no getting around the fact that we feel “down” at times. Maybe for good reasons, perhaps for silly reasons, possibly for hormonal reasons, and sometimes, for no reason at […]