‘Tis the season

Becoming a mom has made Christmas my favorite holiday. There are instagram jokes going around where the dad is just as surprised as the kids to see what the kids got for Christmas, and that has been true in our house, especially with Andy’s crazy schedule during residency and medical school. However, this year he …

Full, fun week.

Halloween in this neighborhood is top shelf. Maybe literally. We have probably half a dozen houses that offer “adult drinks” to those 21 and older. The kids get a little confused by this, since they’re often kind of fun looking like red liquid in a syringe, jello in little cups, or a brewing bowl of …

Juggling Activities

We had a very full week juggling after school activities. We had Maverick’s last baseball game, whiffle ball with some family friends, Max’s football game (and team pictures), Max’s school play, piano lessons, and I got to attend Harvey’s fall festival at his preschool. Today we had a wonderful primary program. I was super nervous …

Coincidence

Coincidence is an interesting word, but a more interesting concept. What causes our minds to connect things? For me, with the faith I have, I see God in these details. Too often little things have collided to pave a certain path for me, or was a certain message I needed to hear. Was it a …