The arrival of our daughter and the decline of my mother-in-law has begun to break down some walls in our family. Maybe because the start of a new life reminds us all that life can be joyful, and joy is meant to be shared. Maybe because the end of a life reminds us that life … More 3 Things to Know About Dealing with Difficult Family
She’s here! Grace Dorothy was born on May 17 at 11:13 p.m. after 20 hours of labor (12 of which were blissfully assisted by an epidural). She weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces – and only God knows how I managed to carry and birth a baby that large, but He certainly knows what He’s doing … More Grace Dorothy
When did being “family” entitle someone who treats us like garbage to our time and energy? What do I do when Husband wants us to spend time with such people? … More What is “Family”?
With a new year beginning, it’s time to get back into writing. I’ve been absent for a few months for a few reasons: 1. Husband and I have been traveling a lot. In the last quarter of 2016, I went to Richmond, VA for a conference while he went to southern Georgia once a month … More The Edge of ’17