Courage Isn’t Always About Bungee Jumping

December 11, 2014
English: Jump from Nevis Bungee Platform near ...

This past year, I had a lot of time to think about courage. What it means. What it looks like. How it feels. I used to think courage was having the guts to do something really scary, like bungee jump, sky dive, or walk a tightrope between two of Chicago’s skyscrapers (did anyone watch that […]

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Let The Fighting Resume…

September 9, 2014
Boxing ring

Anyone out there who has at least two boys at home knows that physical fighting, play-fighting, wrestling, and anything else that usually ends in blood shed is pretty much a constant in a house with boys. My house, with three dudes now ages 10, 14, and 17, may as well be converted into a boxing ring, […]

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A Very Special Needlepoint

April 29, 2014

Way waaaay back when I first started this blog (okay, it was the fall of 2012, but it feels like it was a long time ago), I tried posting a regular feature called “Quote of the Week” where I’d highlight a funny phrase one of my kids said and tell the backstory to it. My […]

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Yesterday, I Met Wonder Woman

November 19, 2013
Wonder Woman Covers

I recently published a post about our experience in waiting rooms and how they can mean more than just waiting. In case you missed it, click here to read it. The reason why I am bringing it up again, is that just yesterday, one of the other moms in the waiting room struck up a […]

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