Not Ready for Fall

I’m just being upfront.  I am not ready for fall.  The kids are ten days into school and I still just can’t get myself to lean into it. We had a really great summer.  We started the summer in Niagara Falls by way of Michigan. We visited an insanely large Christmas store, enjoyed the beaches … Continue reading Not Ready for Fall

Everything Changes

If my life had a soundtrack I believe the song “Everything Changes” from Waitress would be heavily featured. The first part that truly speaks to me goes like this: “Today’s a day like any other But I’m changed I am a mother Oh, in an instant And who I was has disappeared It doesn’t matter, … Continue reading Everything Changes

2018 Year in Review

Well, we are into 2019 and we haven’t yet written our summary of 2018. December flew by in a blur of Graham’s birthday, taekwondo, work, cub scouts, church, holidays and school. Our Christmas tree is still up for a few more days so I figure I’m good to write this. 2018 was the year: We … Continue reading 2018 Year in Review

Not Great

This is Grace’s communication book from school. She’s had a lot of “not great” days this year. I’m glad the school tells us, but it’s hard to see. First, it makes me sad. I want her to do well. I want her to pay attention, learn, be part of the action. I want her to … Continue reading Not Great