I am a childhood cancer survivor and this is my story. In 1976, my parents got the surprise of their life. A bouncing baby girl — Surprise! They thought they were done and God thought otherwise. I am one of nine children; five boys and four girls. My mom and oldest sister always tell me […]
Month two as a (now) mother of three has proven hopeful. The common question I answer is, “How are things going?” My standard response: “We have more good days now.” One day, though, my four year old punched my three year old in the nose, and my three year old bit my four year old […]
As a parent of more than one child, we know that spending one on one time with our children is important. All kids enjoy this special time, but to some kids, it means everything! I enjoy many hours of one on one time with my oldest, usually in the car on the way to soccer […]
If you are from Texas, you were more than likely glued to the television and social media as Hurricane Harvey ravaged South Texas and the Coast. Our hearts broke as we saw family after family being displaced and their norm threatened by this uncontrollable disaster. And most people asked the question, “How can I help?”. […]
Last November we decided to take the plunge and buy an RV. We have LOVED it!!! So far we have spent 18 nights in our RV. Plus we can’t forget the first night that we got it we “tried it out” and stayed in it in our drive way. (I highly recommend this! WE learned […]
These are a few of my Favorite Things….
The greatest compliment I ever received was delivered just after I returned from maternity leave the first time. A co-worker hired while I was home wanted to get to know me. She said the only thing she had heard about me was… You love your husband.
First, I feel like you need to know how normal I am. I mean… I do make my own laundry detergent, but I drink a lot of Dr. Pepper. My kids eat fruit and vegetables and meat and Cheetos. I’m a girl who’s all about some essential oils and organic produce, but if your arm […]