Paving the Way with My Wanderer

 A few weekends ago, I loaded two sets of skis and boots, snow gear, enough food to feed an army, and my thirteen year old into my van and headed up to my old stomping grounds, the Appalachian Mountains.  There, I met two of my closest friends (one a friend...

This House is Full of Love and Laundry

First of all, I want to thank you guys for the overwhelming response to the last blog post I wrote, which was more of a plea for help than a blog.  I learned that many of you have been or still are in the trenches with me, and it is comforting to...

Bedtime Woes

 I am plum out of ideas.  And I’m exhausted.  WE are exhausted. What started out as a tiny visitor every few nights has morphed into the pitter patter of footsteps EVERY SINGLE night.  Several times a night, in...

MomFuel Giveaway

Click here to enter the giveaway…MomFuel GiveawayIf you’re like me, you spend most of the morning attending to everyone else’s needs.  There are the wake up calls, the making  of little people breakfasts, the packing of lunches,...

The Anatomy of Anxiety

There is no fear in love.  But perfect love drives out fear. (1 John 4:18a) I see him checking his heart.  His little hand over his chest, feeling the beats. He puts his palm to his forehead, even as I assure him he is “cool as a cucumber.” He...