How Do Mom’s Survive Recruiting?

"Gentlemen, it is better to die a small boy than to fumble this football." -John Heisman Football, football, football... It's all we talk about in the Keller house besides Jesus and cheerleading. That's because it's recruiting season of my … [Continue reading]

When did Naked go out of Style?

A few months ago as I scrolled through my Facebook feed, I noticed an article on the role of sexual power and male/female demographics.  Since Tim and I write on this stuff, I clicked. Two seconds later I realized I had been redirected to the … [Continue reading]

The Bucket List

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity – Dorothy Parker Twice a week, for the entire summer, my girls and I drove to the meca of cheer land--OC All Stars--for Faith's J Serra JV high school practice. And twice a week, for … [Continue reading]

The Irreverent Project

"Hey mom, I need to work on a group project tonight," grins my seventeen-year-old son sheepishly. Ding. Ding. Ding.  I suddenly sit up straight at the dinner table.  Oh bad, bad word! I hate group projects with a vengeance. I think of vacations … [Continue reading]

Into the Hole of Stage Parent Shame

Over the tips of skyscrapers and a slight OC haze, little Kolby spots the artificial snow of Matterhorn Mountain, "Mommy, is that Disneyland?" "Yes, sweetheart," I reply. "Mommy, I need, I want, I muuuuuust to go to Disneyland. I'm the only kid … [Continue reading]

How do I explain this Crazy to my Kids??

My friend is at the airport on her way to Hawaii.  Her family is pumped because they are heading to the Disney Island Resort of Mickey awesomeness. But, six hours is a long time with three kids on a plane, so she herds her adorable brood of blond … [Continue reading]

Ooops…I lost my Tolerant Bumper Sticker

I haven't posted much this summer.  I've been writing up a storm, but not much has made it past putting down the words.  I keep asking myself why? Why am I gun-shy?  What's going on my heart? After a summer of crazy headlines causing massive … [Continue reading]

I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling 42

Truth--every time Taylor Swift's song "22" comes on, I crank up my radio, sway in my seat, drive a little faster and sing along with gusto. "I don't know about you, but I'm feeling 22 42." Yep, I change the words...mainly because it rhymes, … [Continue reading]

A Dad’s Best Investment

About a year ago my husband Tim came home from a soccer meeting bubbling over with plans to join an Adventure Princess tribe with our youngest daughter Kolby. (FYI...Adventure Princess used to be known as Indian Princess, but apparently “Indian” … [Continue reading]

Spiritual Band-Aids

 My hands move fast, busy about the kitchen.  I cut, prep and toss bits and pieces of veggies and spices into the pan to make chili.  Frank Sinatra croons on the radio and I strain to hear Kolby’s giggle on the swing out on the front porch.  Faith is … [Continue reading]