Posts Tagged: life with boys

Memorial Stones

6Jul2017 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

In the Old Testament of the Bible,¬†people were encouraged to make memorials at places where God did miraculous things. Often, these were made of stone and meant to be permanent reminders for¬†future generations of what God had done in that place. I think we are wise to create similar memorials in our own lives, whether… Read more »

Love from Eli, Carrie Fisher

27Dec2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

As the Mom of a houseful of Star Wars fans, I was sad to hear that Carrie Fisher died today. I know the Internet will be saturated with tributes to her, but I wanted to share our story, too. It meant a lot to me that she and her brother took the time to make… Read more »

A First Homecoming

29Oct2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Sitting out under the stars, waiting for Eli’s homecoming dance to end, I feel completely out of place. Dozens of much older-looking teens mill about in their Sunday best, making me feel even less like I belong here. My son is just a freshman. Fourteen years old. He doesn’t look like these young adults yet…. Read more »

The Longest Night

7Aug2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Exactly one month ago, at this hour, this was my view: I posted it on my social media and called it “The Longest Night” because it absolutely was. Longer than a night of labor. Longer than all those nights with a screaming newborn at the breast. Longer than nights spent comforting a feverish child. Sitting… Read more »

A glimpse into our wackiness

31May2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I’m not gonna lie–it’s been a rough couple of months at our house. Non-essential tasks have fallen by the wayside, and that includes regular blogging. But this kind of stuff that I’m posting today…this is what keeps me going. I am so grateful for a family that knows how to laugh!   Earlier today, this… Read more »