Awhile back my teenage son and I were having a conversation about music. We've been going on a lot of road trips since the summer began and he's wanted to play DJ while in the van. I'm okay with that. … [Read More...]
We were driving home from church on Sunday and that's when we he appeared. Behind the steering wheel of of our mini-van, my husband pointed in the direction of our junior high. I turned the direction … [Read More...]
Last weekend I took my daughter to the nail salon to get refills and a polish change. She's 12.
I will add to this by saying the first time I got my nails done I was a senior in high school and … [Read More...]
Yesterday, we celebrated my 8th grader's last junior high band concert. Let me just say how emotional I was. All the tears people. ALL the tears.
I'm usually not REAL emotional at his band … [Read More...]
Do you ever make excuses NOT to do something? I do that all the time.
I can’t go running today because our schedule is too crazy.
I didn't get to the laundry because I got home from work … [Read More...]
It was 6:00 a.m. and the first Saturday the family and I were able to "sleep in" in a while. And by sleep in, I was hoping to sleep until 8:00 a.m. AT LEAST. Every weekend we've had some sort of event … [Read More...]
I was talking to a mother the other day who has a young baby. She was telling me how hard it's been since the child was born: The late night feedings, lack of sleep, constant care. She said, "Nobody … [Read More...]
As a mom to an "almost teenager" I've really been thinking about the dating scene and how much it has changed since I was young. You have all this new technology as forms of communication and dating … [Read More...]
I recently found out that I've been diagnosed with something called Scoliosis. If you're unaware with this condition, it's when your spine is crooked or curved. I went to the doctor and she said I … [Read More...]
When I first learned that Disney was making a movie about a high school cross country team I was FLOORED. There's no way a movie about this sport, MY SPORT, is going to be made. I ran XC in high … [Read More...]
As a mom to an “almost teenager” I’ve really been thinking about the dating scene and how much it has changed since I was young. You have all this new technology as forms of communication and dating apps are all the rage, right? So, how do you instill Biblical values in teenagers when it comes […]
The last month, I’ve really been on a mission to make our outdoor living area a place the kids want to hang out in with their friends and a quiet place I can sit with my husband. You know what I’m talking about… one of those nights where you escape the chaos with a glass […]
Awhile back my teenage son and I were having a conversation about music. We’ve been going on a lot of road trips since the summer began and he’s wanted to play DJ while in the van. I’m okay with that. I like his music, but I noticed he ONLY has Christian songs. Don’t get me […]