I remember shortly after my boyfriend started dating, he said to me, “You know, you’re kind of a baller for being a teacher.” While I appreciated the compliment (I expected to go my entire life without being called a “baller”), I wondered if he was insinuating that I maybe spend a little bit more…… Continue reading Guest Post: The Savvy Traveler on a Budget
This weekend my husband and I were having a conversation about moose. We were naming all the famous moose we knew from our childhood. We came up with two names. Morris the Moose was our first famous moose. We knew there was at least one other moose that had a sidekick named Rocky, but we…… Continue reading Listen up!
David: Even though it was four years ago I can clearly remember the last few minutes of your life. Your breathing had become labored making it more difficult for you to breathe. The tone of your skin was turning blue due to lack of oxygen. Your heart rate had begun to decelerate. We knew time…… Continue reading Letter to My Son
Better to be a lone duck, then to be like everybody else. We were all created uniquely with different talents, features, and personalities. You were created to do great things. God knew you before you were born. Do not fall into the sinful ways of the world. Romans 12:2 Don’t copy the…… Continue reading Don’t not be afraid of being different, be afraid of being the same as everyone else
My son. Master Lego builder. Creative genius. Entrepreneurial spirit. Mama’s boy. Daddy’s right hand man. Backwards shirt Inside out blue jeans Shoes on wrong feet Socks often worn for days My little man is home sick from school today. He is the kid who runs fresh from the bath right outside to a dirt pile.…… Continue reading Raising a son
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Child. Death. Funeral. Grief. Survival. New normal. Unfortunately, it is not as rare as you would think. These words stop me cold EVERY SINGLE TIME I see them. Since losing David, my eyes are open to the plight of the bereaved everywhere, especially in my own community. A week ago my own small community faced the…… Continue reading Grief, child loss, and life