Category Archives: Parenting

So About Parenting…Life Unmasked

Parenting. Let’s face it. Did any of us really fully understand what we were getting into when we became parents? Joy is beginning a new blog meme today. Life Unmasked. Often we come away from the virtual world of social media with the image that life is all roses for most people even though we...

Innocence

I walk into a classroom. A different school than where I normally substitute. Hesitant. Unsure of this new age range. This age my son seems barreling toward all too quickly. I never worried about him growing up in this relatively small population of our city. Nor have I ever questioned his place in our schools...

The Place Between

It’s 11:00 p.m. as I type. I’m tired but today is one of those days I want to hold on to. Nothing extraordinary. No fireworks or excitement. Just an ordinary June day. God filled today with joy and hope and ordinary time. I haven’t felt much joy lately. Even as I force myself to count...

Finding My Focus

Summer is always fun and slightly unfocused for us. We’re not extremely structured during summer break. We eat dinner late. Go to bed late. Squirt sleeps late. The only thing we set our alarm for is golf clinic. We don’t make plans too far in advance likely waiting until the morning of to make plans...