My oldest child is a rising high school senior. I’ll admit that I was relieved she wasn’t graduating this past spring. Oh, how I felt for all the high […]
Ladies, this one’s for you…
‘Twas the day before Christmas Not one gift was wrapped The house was a wreckAnd Mama felt trapped!As time slipped away The panic ensuedThe husband’s choice comments Led […]
“Be the mom you want them to remember.”
Not long ago, my kids were outside playing in the driveway. My youngest (age 6), came in to get something, and I […]
My youngest daughter had her four-year-old checkup the other day. On our way there, she declared, “I love the doctor!” Probably because she was there so often with her […]
At parents’ night before my fourth and youngest daughter was to start preschool, the director told us to try not to cry in front of our kids.
“It can make […]
This past summer, I went through everything we owned before we moved.
Not my most thrilling summer.
But it really was good to go through ALL THAT STUFF – we had […]
In early June my husband got a new job. A week later he was gone, and I was left to make this move happen for our family of six. […]
In 2009 my mom nearly died the same day her grandson was born. Her life was eventually saved by a stranger who became her organ donor. At the time, […]
We almost didn’t have her. I shudder now at the thought.
Shortly after the birth of our third daughter, I remember thinking that I was so done. Even though I […]