Nothing Scary Here! Just love.

A few months ago I would have picked this apart. “You didn’t capitalize the first letter.” “You capitalized a letter in the middle of the sentence.” “Don’t just use a period. Use something else to end the sentence.” I’m kinda cringing thinking about it, but I’m learning to forgive my weaknesses too. Today I’m grateful,…

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First Day of HOMEschool and Family Home Evening!

 Yup! We started school this year on Labor Day which, I admit, was kind of weird.  But we had some momentum and the kids were excited, so we went with it.  It ended up being great though because Chad was home and able to start the morning off with their annual Father’s blessings.  It sure…

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Change, Motherhood, and Rubber Chickens

This precious photo above is from trying something new.  My daughter wanted to be one of the orphans in the local high school production of “Annie.”  Though I was a little unsure of how she would do, we went for it.  There was definitely a learning curve.  I was a brave momma and didn’t stay…

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Patience is a Virtue…in Process

It’s so easy to look at other people and think “They have it all figured out.”  Or “Everything comes easily to them.” Or “Why can’t I do things the way they do it, without so much effort?”  Sometimes I wish we could pull a curtain back and see what everyone’s going through.  The truth is…

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Melting Down and Standing Back Up Again

We went to a holiday arts activity at WSU last month and even though they are smiling here, it was not all fun.  My little Sophia had a “moment.”  I like to call it this because really, we ALL have them.  “Moments.”  Adults may gossip when they are frustrated.  Maybe it means venting on Facebook…

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