A Little Girl And A Big School Bus – Embracing The Moments (And Emotions) That Remind Us Our Children Are Growing Up


Parenting

Parenting is full of emotion fueled moments, when we realize our children are growing up and stepping a little further into the world. These moments remind us that we cannot control our kids or their experiences. Two weeks ago our four year old sunshine girl climbed the stairs of a school bus for the first […]

September 26, 2017

Hello 2017. God is Good, All The Time.


I'm a Work in Progresss, Practice Gratitude

Two weeks ago, if you asked me what I planned to write in the first blog post of 2017, this was not it. What I planned, was to summarize 2016 and about hopes, dreams and goals for 2017. But that is not what I’m writing today. No, I want to just talk about the past two, life-changing weeks. One […]

January 7, 2017

On Our Son’s Sixth Birthday – What I Love About You!


Parenting, Practice Gratitude

Today our son Aiden turns SIX. Somehow, six years have passed since we first saw his sweet face. Time is a strange thing – it seems like he has always been, yet it seems like I blinked because he was just born! And now I can hardly pick him up. How. Did. That. Happen? While I […]

October 31, 2016

A Letter To Our Son, Who Just Broke His Arm


Parenting, Practice Gratitude

My son, you amaze me. This week you broke your arm jumping off a swing. It is thankfully not a bad break, but painful nonetheless. Always the cautious child, I was surprised the first time you showed me your new swing-jumping skill. I was so proud of you for trying something new, and a little riskier than […]

August 4, 2016

Hands FULL. My Cup Runneth Over


I'm a Work in Progresss, Parenting, Practice Gratitude, Uncategorized

Well hello there. Wonder where I’ve been these past months? On May 11, 2016 at 12:34 pm, we were blessed by the arrival of our daughter Audra Grace at 7 pounds 9 ounces. To say things have been busy…is an understatement. In fact, I don’t have time to be writing this now, but my soul and my […]

July 5, 2016