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Gifts in the Grieving

I sat in a small waiting room filled with parents and little girls in leotards. It was audition day for the Nutcracker. My daughter and her friend were nervous, but excited for the opportunity. Lindsay had been dreaming of dancing in the Nutcracker since before she started taking dance classes- over three years ago. Numbers 112 and 113 were called […]

Making Memories

I woke up one December morning feeling stressed.  Christmas was rapidly approaching, but I hadn’t even made cookies yet.  The tree was up, but the shopping wasn’t even started.  We were faithfully reading The Advent Book, but we hadn’t made any significant holiday memories. It was time for that to change.  I jumped out of bed with plans swirling in my […]

Right Here, Right Now…

…there is no other place I’d rather be. My husband and I are going to see The Hobbit this week.  Most of our dates in recent years have been to see movies.  It is the one thing that we can’t do with the kids, so we are excited. Prior to having children, I worked at a bank in phone customer service.  Although […]

The Best Gifts Aren’t Wrapped in Paper

I knew it was going to be a bit of a crazy morning. If you know me even a little, you know that I am not a highly organized person.  So when I discovered that I had scheduled my monthly prenatal appointment for the same morning that I have Bible study, I knew it would take some maneuvering on my […]