Archives for December 2010

If These Walls Could Talk
Faith, fear, and the truth that is setting me free.
Why Temper-Tantrum Parenting Might Just Help You Make the Rapture
Yes, being a flawed mom is OK
How the Gospel Is Wrecking My Life
Foster care, adoption, and the American Dream
The Little House That Could
How to thrive in family life

Happy New Year!

WOW!  My new site launched just in time for the New Year! - Look around and check it out!  I'm sure that you can see it's offers alot more than my "old" site, which was actually a temp site launched for my birthday. - I'm sure you'll also notice that a lot of the site is "Coming Soon".   Yes, I've got lots of work to do.  Please be ... [ Read More ]

New & Improved Site Coming Soon!

I haven’t posted anything in a while because, well, you choose: I’m a lazy bum? I’m so caught-up with being a good mom that I stay off of the computer? I hate Doritos? My husband is balding? All of the above! THE ANSWER: I am lazy AND I struggle to find the time blog and give my kids quality time.  I actually like Doritos and my ... [ Read More ]

Holiday Portraits

Hi Everyone! - Here’s a blast from the past - our 2008 Christmas portrait... - - Don’t we look like the quintessential, All-American family (minus my very cheesy grin)? - Getting my family all dolled-up for this protrait was a peice of cake!  Trust me, I had it covered. - - All it took was: numerous sleepless nights ... [ Read More ]

Saying Goodbye to a Giant

- I (we) buried my Aunt Barbara today (12/6).  Well, technically, I buried her yesterday since I'm posting this very late on Monday night. She passed away on Wednesday morning, December 1, shortly after 8am, after a somewhat abbreviated battle with colon cancer.  She had been slipping away, yet fighting courageously, since April of this ... [ Read More ]