Cherish Your Authenticity

What does it mean to be authentic? Speaking as someone who temporarily lost herself to culture shock, I never take authenticity for granted.

My Lawn is My Church

I just finished mowing the lawn. I feel so grateful. If you have a child who has special needs, like our kiddos, you may understand what...

I think he can

I’ve written before about our struggles with medication for our kids. Side effects can be brutal. Ben has been dealing with a side effect...

These Boys

A couple weeks ago I took Jonah to the doctor to see if he had strep. The nurse took us back to our room. She started checking Jonah’s...

Energizer Bunny

“Too Nice” Posted: 13 Feb 2016 08:08 PM PST Recently, someone told me once again that I am “too nice.” It really pissed me off. I...

Too Nice

“Too Nice” Recently, someone told me once again that I am “too nice.” It really pissed me off. I haven’t been told that for a while. When...

aidan’s birthday

Last week we celebrated Thanksgiving and Aidan’s birthday a couple days later. I can’t believe Aidan is seven years old now. In a way I...

tmi

I had to have my first baseline mammogram last week. Which totally freaked me out because: 1. I’m so old that I need a mammogram.  2. If...

putting out fires

Today I had to take Aidan to see the psychiatrist as part of his intake/diagnosis process. He has been upset all day about this...

aidan’s socks

The other day, the school nurse called. This is a typical occurrence, so I didn’t freak out. She always has at least one of our boys in...

here i go…

I’ve been wanting to do this for a long time. However, I’m about as technically savvy as our hamster, so it’s a pretty daunting task to...