The Pain of Growing Up

The Pain of Growing Up

She is so articulate. Even as she is crumbling into tears, she can knows exactly what is bothering her and why she’s sad. Today it’s that her sister is going on a field trip during the school day. Natalie won’t be there during lunch and recess to hug...
Thankful for: Saturday Edition

Thankful for: Saturday Edition

Saturdays at our house start off the same way every week: TV for the kids, husband/dad pumping iron, while I grab a few quiet minutes in my office before making chocolate chip pancakes for the girls. Today: no different. Since I love Saturdays, it’s fun that I...
The Pain of Growing Up

Not an Ideal Day

This has not been an ideal day, although it started out fine enough. I woke up at the right time, brewed a cup of coffee in my Keurig, and sat down to work. I had planned to write, but had important emails to attend to, so I answered those. Then I connected in an...
Thankful for: 11 – 17

Thankful for: 11 – 17

This thankful for project has been fun. I find myself, during the week, adding items for this post, mentally, as they happen. This week’s edition could be called the Water Park edition… almost. Here’s the list. I am thankful for: 11.¬†Our local water...