Family · Writing


14 years ago today we welcomed our first child and it feels like 1000 years ago and yesterday all at once. Time is elusive and crafty, bending and warping depending on perspective and hindsight. In just 4 years, my tiny chubby-cheeked baby will be a legal adult. (Seriously?!) My brain sees the little baby, the… Continue reading Time

Family · Food

Food Rant: The No Time Myth

Disclaimer: As Maya Angelou says, "When you know better, you do better." Before I get contrary comments, I'm coming out right now and saying that in terms of health and nutrition, there are situational exceptions. Not everyone has had the opportunity to learn these things, factors involving poverty, homelessness, etc. that I am not addressing… Continue reading Food Rant: The No Time Myth

Faith and Personal Growth · Family · Writing


Daily Prompt: For a moment today, time stands still — but you can tweak one thing while it’s stopped. What do you do? Ah, if only this could be true. I find when I look at my kids I'm seeing a glimpse of just how fast time is going. Everyone says the trite "Enjoy your kids,… Continue reading Stillness

Faith and Personal Growth · Family

WonderFull Wednesday: Down Time

No, I didn't say Downton. Although I am very thankful (and obsessed) with that too! If you haven't caught Downton Abbey yet, you simply must! It's such great brain candy! What I am thankful for is down time. Every evening when the minions are tucked in bed, I get to just breathe. I sit with… Continue reading WonderFull Wednesday: Down Time

Faith and Personal Growth · Family

Amputation Part III

Well, I did it.....I cut off the cable. This decision has been something that has been brewing for a few years. In fact, some 5 or 6 years ago, Eric and I started discussing our television viewing habits. We started small by removing the television from our bedroom. It wasn't like we felt we were… Continue reading Amputation Part III