My Gray Stripes

Becoming whole through family life. Desserts help.

Dog happy

I didn’t grow up with a dog as a pet, perfectly content with my cat named Tiger. The closest I got to a pet dog was when I was replaced … Continue reading

September 15, 2012 · 2 Comments

More than sorry

Picture a temper tantrum complete with yelling, crying, and flailing. Embarrassingly, I’m not talking about my kids, I’m talking about me as a newlywed! The intensity of emotional pain, frustration, … Continue reading

August 19, 2012 · 3 Comments

Welcome to changing the world one happy family at a time

Have you ever thrown your hands up into the air and screamed, “What is going on here?” I have. In fact, I asked it this morning after I thought I … Continue reading

July 7, 2012 · 17 Comments