Melissa is a proud mom to two boys(2009, 2013) and wife who embraces the mess and chaos that goes along with being a working parent. When not volunteering in her kids activities she can be found coaching basketball, traveling, reading and spending time with her humongous family and friends. Her greatest personal indulgence is live music having been to over 50 concerts. She dreams of obtaining her pilot's license one day.
Dad talking to his teen son.

When Your Teen Son Decides He Wants to Chat, Hold the Phone

My teen son plops down next to me, pauses, and says, “Hi, Mom!” I know this is his way of expressing that he has something to tell me. He doesn’t want to share his...
A woman walking on a beach.

Meet Melissa :: An Unexpected Path to Motherhood

Tumultuous. That's the one word I would use to describe my entry into becoming a mom. I did not grow up yearning to be a mom. After watching my mom (who had five kids herself),...