Month: July 2017

VBSBrain is Real

I haven’t eaten a healthy meal in a week. I have seven baskets of laundry stacked on my dresser to be folded. My floor needs vacuumed in the most serious way. I don’t remember the last time my kids had a bath. It’s Vacation… Continue Reading “VBSBrain is Real”

Slow Down

My youngest son is an enigma. He’s logic paired with extreme emotion and quirky paired with excessive routine. He’s smart, funny and as frustrating as he is endearing. I can say all of this because it’s true and because I’m his mother. I love… Continue Reading “Slow Down”

Cupcakes and Barbies

My oldest daughter is a bit dramatic. Who am I kidding, she’s a full-fledged drama queen. She can throw attitude with the teenagers and shoot looks that rival some of the best moms out there. She’s sassy and stubborn and she keeps me on… Continue Reading “Cupcakes and Barbies”

Hush, Satan!

Recently, Satan has been working over time in my life. He’s stealing the joy in long days with my children. He’s encouraging frustration over fun and he derives excitement when I lose my patience. In my writing he’s stalling my efforts, telling me I’m… Continue Reading “Hush, Satan!”

Hi! Water

This past weekend my family took a mini vacation to my hometown, about three and a half hours away. We spent our days visiting with family and friends, swimming, exploring the zoo and swimming some more. After four hours swimming outside on the final… Continue Reading “Hi! Water”

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