All posts by Sara Alvarado

Get Curious, Get Connected

Wait, what? I’m one of those people that really likes to know. If I don’t know I ask. I don’t care if I look stupid for not knowing. Not now I don’t. I learned this from Kelly, my college roommate, who had a knack for

The Facebook Hug Works

Facebook and Sara have a love/hate relationship. I say it, my friends say it, I think most people feel that way. This week, with the tragedy of our nephew passing, facebook has been like a HUGE hug and waves of love every time I open

Staying Sane – Raising Boys

Can you PLEASE explain to me how this works? I told Alex four times to put his dirty clothes in the laundry. I wasn’t asking him to do the laundry. We have a laundry chute in the bathroom which is right outside his bedroom. Putting

Finding Peace in the Hard Moments

We lost our nephew over the weekend to suicide. It is confusing and heartbreaking. He struggled with drugs and maybe depression. He was trying to get help. He had support around him. And now the family is joined to grieve together, cry together and make

Triple Dog Dare Me!

Summer creates this charmed life feel for me. There is simply nothing like being barefoot. I notice that I’m being barefoot. I’m not just walking around barefoot, I’m being me…barefoot. It must be the connection to Earth. The freedom that gives me such joy to