Love Makes Space

Marriage

Dear Parents of 2018, The world is full of advice on how to raise your children. Over the years, I’ve learned strategies that work for my unique children, but I will not assume to have any clue how you should parent your children. In fact, I am always amazed at the diverse way we all… Read More Marriage

Love Makes Space

One Day

Do you know that feeling of dread when you wake up and look ahead at all you have to accomplish in a day? That’s how I felt yesterday. I have been rocking a cold for a solid week, so I’m not at the top of my game anyway. There were so many events on the… Read More One Day

Love Makes Space

The Fab Five

A week from tonight will be the first night in eighteen years that one of my children no longer lives in my home. I know it sounds all dramatic when I write it that way, but that’s because I feel all kinds of dramatic right now. I am mostly trying to play it cool and… Read More The Fab Five

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Fully Exposed

I’m thirty pounds heavier than I’ve ever been in my life. That puts me squarely in overweight territory. I know this fact, but I am having a hard time changing my ways and shedding the pounds. I spent my first thirty eight years as a thin person, so I sometimes erroneously believe that I am… Read More Fully Exposed

Love Makes Space

Enemies

In sixth grade I became an entrepreneur.  My mom worked for a company and had access to a college basketball calendar poster. She brought one home for me and I promptly put it up on my wall. The following day, she brought home a big stack of these epic calendars and told me I could… Read More Enemies