What Our Children Want the Most

What Our Children Want the Most

She had been trying to tell me a story for a while. My “to do” list was lengthy and the rest of my kids needy. It was 4:30 in the afternoon – this, of course, speaks volumes of my mental state. I was doing what I like to call a slap-bang job of...
Dear Sarah (On Your Ninth Birthday),

Dear Sarah (On Your Ninth Birthday),

When you were born two weeks early on that very cold, snowy afternoon nine years ago, I held you with the fierceness of a mama bear shielding her new cub from all the terrors of the world. Terrors I never knew existed until I held you in my arms. Weeks later, I...
5 Ways to Love God Above All Else

5 Ways to Love God Above All Else

The tree is down, the sparkly ornaments put away. The memories are made and I seek normalcy. A normalcy that’s been delayed due to the crazy winter storm – just an aside. After three snow days tacked-on to the end of Winter Break, I’m twitching a...
The Upside of Halloween

The Upside of Halloween

Before we talk about anything else, I must remind you that the giveaway for the Kindle Fire HD ends tonight at midnight!  Click here to enter! So today is Halloween – some celebrate it and some don’t. I’m aware of the holiday’s pagan roots and...

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