When the path forward is unclear

the path forward is unclear

Sometimes I long for the days when I was little, when the path forward was clear, when there were right and wrong answers on my fill-in-the- blank tests. I knew that after 3rd grade was 4th grade and after middle school came high school. Now that I’m an adult things that don’t feel like exams… Read More

Who is the Author of Your Story?

Who is the Author of Your Story

Almost immediately after my son was born, I felt we needed to make a decision. Would our family be complete with four or would we have more children? Pregnancy has been a really difficult experience for me, and both times I swore I would never be able to do it again. Even if we did… Read More

When “more” isn’t enough

coffee in the morning

As we drove to school the other day, Avery said to me, “Mom, I really want a new stuffed animal. Can we go to Target and buy one, PLEASE?” “Hmmm. I don’t think we are going to buy one today,” I said. “But, Mom, I really, really want a new toy. Can we get something?”… Read More