A freak accident… a heavy television sliding down the stand, blunt force trauma to a hand…my son’s hand. For weeks I had watched my coworkers pour their energy into preparing for an epic egg drop. A helicopter dropping 10,000 eggs is quite a sight. As the cars poured in, I thought, “God is so amazing”… Read More Pain
Can we just talk about the Young Author situation? Does your school hold these competitions? Students in elementary grades are invited to write an original piece and submit it for review and possible first place status in the grade level of each student. My daughter loves to create stories, so we sat down together and… Read More Young Author Revelations
With over three minutes left in my son’s basketball game, I walked out. For the better part of an hour, I had watched my child run up and down the court, pass the ball, throw up shots, and guard his opponent. I had also watched him throw his head back, complain that he was not… Read More Restoration: Parenting
So I was watching reality television the other day and I realized what most people have already figured out. When couples meet through social experiments, their days are filled with exotic locations, five star accommodations, and romantic moments. Guess what’s always missing from the equation…KIDS! When the couple is making out in the fantasy suite,… Read More Love In The Time of Flu B and Strep!
I’m going to keep it real. The past twenty four hours have not been my most favorite parenting ones. Moody is the flavor of the day and I’m not a fan. One gave me the silent treatment as I dropped him off somewhere because I didn’t get something washed for him. Another one was jumping… Read More I Chose You!
I am in my fourth decade of life and I can still remember the details of my middle school experience. I was on the fringe. I didn’t have a strong friend group. I’ll be honest and say that I was probably not my best self. I had acne, glasses, braces, and very conservative parents. I… Read More Teenagers: Fighting For Their Lives