Do you ever have one of those days? You know the kind which starts out sorta crappy, then just ends up beautiful? Well, I had one yesterday… As I left the house in a rush to drive my youngest to school for an early morning choir rehearsal and myself to work for an early meeting, I… Read More Fingerprints
On December 14th, 2012 I ran out of my house, shouting good-byes over my shoulder to my three babies, as I was late for work as usual. My children were in third grade, second grade, and daycare. I did not give my children another thought that morning as I drove quickly to work and… Read More Kiss Your Children
In the wake of a string of very bad news this week, it would be nicer to shift our focus to a more pleasant subject. But I would be remiss if I did not heap massive kudos upon the author of this Scary Mommy post for pointing out why we need to show compassion, not… Read More Here’s Why Some People Are Quick to Blame the Parents When a Child Is Killed In a Horrific Accident.
This past week was a tough one for me. Both of my boys were sick. They had horrible colds and coughs that kept them up at night, their noses turned into non-stop faucets, and the little one had an ear infection (probably for longer than he should have because I chalked up the fever to… Read More The Only Thing That Matters
When people complain that the holidays are getting to be too much about the gifts, I wonder, “What’s wrong with that?” A season of giving, appreciating, and recognizing the special people in our lives? I don’t know about you, but that is something I’d love to do more of – not less! I’ve written before… Read More Spreading Happiness
I wrote the following last Friday afternoon. I work from home so was glued to the TV and social media during the time that my kids were at school. Thinking back on it, and maybe it seems selfish now, but I was focused on Max. But that’s what made the whole ordeal so awful for… Read More My Thoughts During the Newtown Shooting