my transformation in less than a year

I’m trying a new thing. A new old thing.. I’m going to “just write.” This isn’t a polished blog post from an expert of any sort. This is me writing, sort of like a journal entry (think ‘Xanga’ circa 2000). For nobody in particular, but if you can glean from my openness to sharing –Continue reading “my transformation in less than a year”

My Struggle is My Child’s Salvation

The way he says “mammm-ma” when he’s sleepy with his little feet pitter-pattering behind me. The way he energetically yells “DAH-DA” in his most roaring voice as he jumps into Chris’ arms. He’s quick to share, surprises me by putting my shoes away for me after I take them off, or puts his dirty PJsContinue reading “My Struggle is My Child’s Salvation”

Why?

I’ve discovered the humor in hearing “that happened to YOU?” or “YOU did that?” The shock on a teenager’s face when I shared a bit of my testimony and she responded with: “So I still have a chance then? I can still end up like you?” For a long time, I didn’t know why anyoneContinue reading “Why?”

What I’ve Learned

Lewis will be 10-months-old in just five days! The number one comment I’ve heard from seasoned parents is “time flies” and I concur that not only does time fly, but this is one of the only truths that you’re going to hear repeatedly once you have a kid. Everything else is more unique to yourContinue reading “What I’ve Learned”