Category Archives: Parenting woes

Showing up:

Yesterday was my daughter’s birthday. How wonderful these past 6 years have been now that Little-Love is in the world. But like all holidays since finding out the news: I was dreading her birthday. Mostly because my sweet girl just … Continue reading

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Surviving…

So we survived.  Barely, by the skin of our teeth, but we made it through a crazy two weeks of travel and company, made it through our first visit with extended family, and our first major holiday post truth…post separation. … Continue reading

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Oh baby baby, it’s a wild world…

I picked a school in California to attend for my first year of college.  For a shy, small town girl who’d never had to practice meeting new people my first year at university was pretty daunting. So, my mama drove me … Continue reading

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Proverbs 28:13 “Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy. “

SO… Yesterday I got a text from a friend that read: “[Cyclone] broke his wrist?!?” My response was of course: “No. Why?” But before her reply text was received I had a feeling I already knew.  This same friend’s son … Continue reading

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“Then Wendy saw the shadow on the floor, looking so draggled, and she was frightfully sorry…”

Yesterday I dropped my boy off for his first day of first grade. I got out of the car, followed him all the way across the parking lot, down the sidewalk, across the field and too the edge of the … Continue reading

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God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages. ~Jacques Deval, Afin de vivre bel et bien

Our neighbors are getting a new roof. How exciting. This morning my husband ventured across the street to ask the workers about getting a bid for our roof and one of the men handed a baby humming bird to my kids. … Continue reading

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Choosing to be happy.

Last night my family and I went to our local arcade/fun park.  Everything started out great.  We played putt putt golf, laser tag, video games, but right there at the end—the babies started to lose it. Little-love didn’t get the … Continue reading

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