I Love My New Year
“Pete the Cat was walking down the street in his brand-new white shoes.” I heard my Mom’s voice from the other room as she read my son his favorite book, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by James Dean and Eric Litwin. (If you aren’t familiar with the Pete the Cat books, you can check out this favorite here). When my mom finished the book, my 13-month-old son said, “Uh uh uh uh,” and put his hands together, indicating more. So, Mom started over … Read More
“All we wanted was a Christmas tree!” my daughter proclaimed as she gave herself a face-palm, “But noooooooooo.” She repeated the exact words and tone I had said just minutes before, but they sounded much more dramatic in her 3-year-old voice. My family was huddled in our kitchen. Our hats, coats, and mittens, soggy from the rain, were half on and half off. Read More
Home Is Where the Turkey Is
“So what are you planning to do for Thanksgiving?” our pediatrician asked us. “Our family has a big dinner at my Aunt and Uncle’s house with our extended family. There’s 22 of us now. We’re not really sure how we’ll make it work this year.” “Yeah … you can’t make that work this year,” he looked at us sternly. Read More
This Blog chronicles the life and times of this Pastor, Mama, Wife, and Child of God
Welcome to our chaotic and funny, yet always blessed life. I hope you find God’s presence in your life through our family’s stories.