July 31, 2012 - Five reasons for families to watch the Olympics together

by Joy Dombrow Living Loved Thank you for the gift of your presence in this sacred space. If you are new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. I’d love to continue the journey with you. In my parenting, I am a stickler about monitoring television. My […]

July 30, 2012 - Balloons Over Bend creates magical sight

by Michal Ann McArthur In the summer, I’ve often experienced a magical moment early in the morning when I’m out hiking up Pilot Butte, a cinder cone in northeast Bend. I look up to see huge, brightly colored hot air balloons sailing by, so close I can hear the snort […]

July 28, 2012 - Video: Wedding party gets soaked

Here we have video of a wedding photo op on a lake dock that goes horribly and in a way humorously wrong. The dock gives in and the whole party lands int he water. Everyone was OK in the end and made for a memorable wedding moment for them and […]

July 26, 2012 - Go on dates with your kids

by Kari Patterson The Sacred Mundane I can still remember our first date. Aristocats. It was my first movie in the theater. I was six-years-old.  I wore my favorite outfit and felt so fancy, so grown up walking into the theater, the cold air-conditioned air on my face, the smell […]

July 25, 2012 - Five things you should NEVER say to a new mom

by Lindsay McPhail Earth Monkey Moms Do you really remember the first days of having your first little monkey??? Mine are honestly a blur. I do remember cussing out my cousin in the middle of the night some time in the beginning because she told me that getting up during […]

July 24, 2012 - How to dress for warm nights, cafe lights

by Lani Grass Backstage with Lani   Ladies, whether it’s you and your man or you and the girls, this is the season where you can really enjoy a night “out” on the town literally. The warmer temperatures make for it easy for you to use your imagination and show […]

July 23, 2012 - A pilot’s life, a pilot’s wife, a pilot’s widow

by Terri Patrick Oregon Author A pilot’s wife often has the opportunities for great photo shots whether from the ground or in the skies. Ed and I have been part of an Experimental Aircraft Association chapter the fifteen years we’ve been in Oregon. One man, Gary, was the heart and […]

July 20, 2012 - Moms being honest with our mistakes

Moments for Mom By Elisabeth K. Corcoran Author of He Is Just That Into You Several days in a row, I was complaining about my kids. Actually, more to the point, I was complaining about their mother. I started to notice a theme…how much I feel like I fail as […]

July 19, 2012 - To be your best for others, take care of yourself

Chantelle K. Dockter, MA LPC Associate of CCCOW Question: I am a worn out, tired mother of three who also works outside of the home. I feel like I am constantly pouring into those around me and end up running on empty. I can’t change the responsibilities I have […]