Our kids have a new adoring aunt, I have a lovely new sister-in-law, and we may even have a nice (as in hair combed, everyone smiling) family photo worthy of a holiday card (though most people who really know us probably won’t believe it’s authentic…). That’s right you guys, this past week (plus) was epic. […]
Eleven years ago, I woke up on a Saturday morning with butterflies in my stomach. I was surrounded by people who meant the world to me, and looking forward to one of the most exciting days of my life. Makeup was applied — a lot of it. Hair was done — and aggressively hairsprayed. And in […]
I just spent a wonderful six days immersed in all things Disney — cast members, characters, theme park rides, movies, actors, music, and even more. There was so much goodness that I’m not even sure where to begin.
The following post was inspired by Elizabeth L. Silver’s novel The Execution of Noa P. Singleton. Mere months before Noa’s time on death row is coming to an end, her victim’s mother changes her mind about Noa’s sentence, and vows to help stay the execution. Join From Left to Write on July 30th as we […]
Oh, sure, there’s a lot I could write about my birthday boy. That’s right, Big turned 7 — yes, 7! — on Saturday. That boy with his tender heart, boundless spirit, insightful observations, as well as strength of character and body is constantly inspiring (and challenging) me as a mom. But for some reason this […]