Yep. Sometimes God gives us just what we need to remind us that we’re doing something right.
I still can’t imagine what that day was like. I still can’t imagine what the bombers were thinking and feeling. I still can’t imagine what the 16th Street Baptist Church family and friends were thinking and feeling. I still can’t imagine what the mothers and fathers were thinking and feeling.
What? Did those words just come out of my mouth? I can’t get in the ocean and play with my kids because I’m taking pictures of them playing so we can remember how much fun we had?
The values of family, community, discipline, work ethic and faith are values that last a lifetime, bond people together and create a life in which children know what to expect, know they are loved and know they have value to the greater good.
With the exception of my first year of mothering, I’ve shared motherhood with other women. I’ve shared the title mom.
And I almost missed it because the endless drivel on social media was more important.
I’ve always loved to read. I remember as a kid having the flashlight under the covers so that I could read. Even now, if it’s a good book, I want to read it to completion and neglect all the other stuff I have to do so that I can just slip away into an imaginaryContinue reading “Love to Read”
Yesterday, the kids and I had the opportunity to have one last fun day before school started. We’ve lived here a year, but haven’t really had the chance to go to some of the local places, so I tried to pick two that would work for our massive age span. I think we found winners.Continue reading “Local Tourists”
It’s been awhile since I’ve talked about the baby. And no, I don’t really have a cute nickname for him. Racer and I have thought of several, but haven’t decided on one quite yet. So until then, the baby it is. He’s nine months old now, well almost. He’s about 25 lbs. I’m not sureContinue reading “The Baby”
In honor of Mother’s Day, here are ten memories of or with my mom. They aren’t in any particular order because I don’t think I can choose a favorite. These just happen to be my ten favorite today. Watching her play “motorboat, motorboat” in the water with my kids. Going to lots and lots ofContinue reading “Ten Mom Memories”