I think about people on the front lines and parents both working full-time jobs on top of this homeschooling saga and feel guilty even bringing my hard to the table. But you guys, this is hard for everyone. And everyone else’s hard doesn’t make yours any less hard.
What was your favorite thing about me today, mommy?
This has become our new routine, one she won’t let me forget. Every night, as I tuck her in, I tell her. Every night, she asks.
After we put our kids to bed, we used to watch House Hunters while mindlessly scrolling our phones. And it drove me crazy.
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If faith is simply something kids hear about in second period and CCD, they will never understand the beauty, depth and gift of knowing Jesus.
Let’s not let the fear of doing all the things keep us from doing the next thing.
Owning my weaknesses lets my girls know it’s hard, that it’s humbling, but that you never give up. And, more importantly, that I am not defined by my handicap.
Dear younger me, I love your flair.
Consistency. Normalcy. There was no greater gift in my valley.
I don’t volunteer for my kid’s school field trips and I’ve learned to be OK with that.