Mom. Seriously. Like, before Facebook, I was a thoroughly, unapologetically, underachieving mom. Like when my kids were in preschool and these other moms would send in holiday-themed goody bags with candy and pencils and erasers and plastic whistles and other mini, made-in-China, destined-for-the-landfill tinker toys – and I didn’t bother. Not that I didn’t want to, I … Continue reading How Facebook Made Me A Better
Get your fire back. It’s not over until God says it’s over. Start believing again. Start dreaming again. Start pursuing what God put in your heart. ~ Joel OsteenI’ll admit I have fallen into a bit of a slump lately… the cold weather – and earlier the ceaseless flow of ailments – paralyzing my meager … Continue reading Find Gratitude and LIVE
Lately it seems Type 1 diabetes has been in the news, the worst kind of news: the reports are of new cases only diagnosed after a child has died. It seems implausible to me that this could happen, and I really don’t like to focus on the negative of anything, but the fact is… it has happened. … Continue reading Type 1: Know the Signs!!
Does your kid have a “junk drawer”? I took a break from transcribing this morning to have a look at what my 7-year-old has been hoarding in the top drawer of her bedside table. A journal my mom gave her, which she has filled with hundreds of words (which I have not read….. what kind of … Continue reading Junior Junk Drawer
Today is the day!A tournament of balls.All men and 1 womanCome to throw in these halls.It is loud, very loud - Like the rolling of thunder,Though not earth and clouds,But 10 pins falling under.Old men, young menAnd those in between.Tall ones, short onesFat ones and lean.Not a spectator sport,Or athletes on tv.This isn't a sportGroupies group … Continue reading A Seussical Ode to Bowling