Category Archives: Life

Autism: Boys of Summer

Yesterday, we packed up the boys up to go sign up for baseball. On the way there, Gregg told me that he felt like we should let Scott sign up for a regular team. His reasoning was that he doesn’t want to apply limits that may not be necessary to apply. He said he would rather give him an opportunity to play a regular team and if he fails, move him to the special needs team. Continue reading

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First Day of School = Back to Work!

I spent the first few weeks of summer developing my production schedule through the end of 2017. I’m thrilled to have so many amazing projects on my slate. Here is a brief rundown of what my schedule has on it: Continue reading

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Faithful: Relief Turned To Sadness

I never imagined I’d be divorced. I had a good life in a good home with loving, Christian parents who modeled a Biblical marriage for me in a beautiful way. Like my mom, in August of my 20th year, I married my high school sweetheart Continue reading

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Peace That Passes Understanding

As they wheeled my bed from my room to Labor & Delivery, we passed a waiting room. I looked over and saw 15 of my friends and church family on their knees holding a prayer vigil for me.

I already felt at peace, but the sight of that flooded me with the most serene calm. Continue reading

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Autism and Playing Catch-Up

My sister-in-law found out during her pregnancy that the baby she carried had Down’s Syndrome. By the time our niece, Annalise, was born, she and her husband had several weeks to prepare, plan, and equip themselves as they began the journey of parenting their daughter. They had occupational therapists when she was just an infant, a team of doctors, and the combined knowledge of decades of medical research to aid and assist them in their process. Continue reading

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Best Friends

So, today, June 8th, is National Best Friends Day. That one gave me pause. I didn’t know what to say about it or what to post about it. The fact is, I’m not really a “best friends” kind of girl. Don’t get me wrong, I have some GOOD friends; friends I love having girls’ night out dates, friends I love meeting for coffee, friends I’d bring a meal to in a heartbeat. I have friends I could call on in an emergency, an friends I MISS SO MUCH after moving away from our home of 8 years. But, I don’t have a “best friend.” Continue reading

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