THE BLOG….my happy place.
This morning I had a consult with a doctor who does bio-medical testing for kids and adults who struggle with sensory processing disorder, ADD and a host of additional blessings. I walked in there feeling blah. It was a matter of going through the motions. Kinda...read more
There's not a lot of gray area or haphazard in my genetic makeup. That can be a really great thing for my family and it can be a really terrible thing. For me. For my sanity. In my current state, I'm "all in" and no holds bar. In multiple facets. And my head...read more
In the past 2 weeks, I've had 3 conversations with mom friends...darn good moms might I add... who have shared with me accounts of their tear filled parent teacher conferences. Note, these were Kindergarten parent teacher conferences. 5 year old little people....read more
Oh there are days. We all have um. Filled with things we can't control. Most days fall below the radar. And some just seem to fall into the category of "overflowing with things we can't control." Today was a bit overflowing. I don't bitch and moan about much and...read more
Duder has had a great year thus far as a gigantic 1st grader. He's focusing, he's making it through his long days with just enough gusto, his creativity is off the hook (we have to tell him to turn his brain off quite regularly when we can't keep up with all the...read more
2 weeks ago, on a Friday morning, I got an email from Squirt's birth mom (we'll call her Katie) that she was in town and would love to see us. Tim was out of town and Dude was on his way out the door for school. Being that I'm the queen of planning and organizing...read more
Tim and I have learned a few things about faith and struggle this past year. Life hasn't been as we planned it to be. I know, weird. Fortunately, God has landed us at a rather amazing place and has issued reminders of his grace throughout our unexpected process....read more