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Vacation?

Did you and your family enjoy a vacation this summer? Where did you go?

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Telling the stories matters

The big day arrived last week. Alli and I went on our Washington, D.C. trip together and it blew me away. What blew me away, you ask? The kids.

Letting go of perfection

I've written about feeling out of control in the past, and it's something I struggle with: when to let go and when to cling tightly.

The Invisible Mom

When did I suddenly become invisible? And when did people in authority positions get so YOUNG? I think I know the answer to both questions, and it's not one I'm liking.

My kids get me

For Mother’s Day, the kids and my husband gave me the gift of time and labor. It was exactly what I wanted.

I'm digging spring

I've written before about my love for my little backyard, which I guess isn’t really that little (just ask my husband after he spends the afternoon mowing the lawn).

Hard things are worth doing

We sat in the car at a stop light and my daughter let out a nervous, “UUUGH!” I smiled at her and said, “Hey, you can do this.

Learning the “Envelope System”

My kids are growing into future adults. It’s hard to believe, but they are closer to adulthood than they are to having entered into this strange big world we call home.

Not predicted to 'pass'

It was rainy and kinda yucky outside as I ran from the van to the school.

Spring is coming

As I was driving down West Jefferson Boulevard at lunchtime today, a blinding flash of lightning crashed just in front of me, followed quickly by a loud rumble of thunder.

Spring breaking with Operation L-O-V-E

Spring Break. Most people may think of sandy beaches, warm breezes, long afternoons with a book, and personally I’d love to add a tall glass of sweet tea on the side.