Category: Life

A Time of Lamentation

Gregg drove Scott and me to the scene which was just over a mile away. I frantically tried to get Kaylee or her husband on the phone. We arrived and Gregg told us to stay in the van while he went to talk to the Police officers.
Not far away, a sheet covered a tiny body that was far too small to possibly be covering the six foot tall man-boy I had just given a hug.

Why We Have to Move

In November 2015, my husband Gregg accepted a job at Fort Knox, Kentucky. It wasn’t an easy decision to move 120 miles from our home of seven years. Our son Scott celebrated his first birthday in that house and a few months later, Jeb came home from the hospital to that house. Kaylee started fifth …

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From the Mom of a Former Florida Public School Student

Gregg asked her what the book had to do with respect when Max clearly had no respect for his father or his father’s profession. The guidance counselor said, and I’m giving you the exact quote, “I’m not willing to discuss the pseudo-homosexual undercurrents of this book.

A Planner Junkie’s Enthusiastic Recommendation

I am always looking for that one planner that resonates with everything I need it to be, and one that won’t make me work too hard to use it to its fullest potential. I think I’ve found the one.
tar review that said something to the effect that this planner was designed for a middle-class woman who had nothing more to do that check boxes all day. I thought, “Lah! Sounds like my kind of planner!”

In the Wake of a Nightmare

I’d like to encourage you, if you can, to put your phone down, put your tablet down, shut your laptop lid, get up from your desk – and go find your kids. Hug them tight, kiss their temples, tell them how much you love them. Let go of the stress of day-to-day life and parenting and reclaim that abundance of joy that you felt when they were first born and all you wanted to do was sit and stare at their faces all day.

A Public Service Announcement About In Laws

Talking to a friend the other day, she mentioned going to her in law’s home for Thanksgiving. She casually said something about how her mother-in-law asked her to bring canned cranberry sauce and napkins to the dinner. She said, “She knows how much I like to cook. This is just a power play on her …

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