Leap of Faith

I have been a teacher for 11 years. Before I officially became a teacher, I practiced teaching…with my dolls, my poor younger brother (he swears he was forced, but I’m certain he liked the learning I offered), with Sunday School kids, VBS kids…basically anyone I could find. I knew at Read more…

Baby Boy R

We are calling him lots of things these days, but not “it” or “he/she” anymore. This is good news to me. Aaron’s friends call him Caveman, Jr. I still don’t really understand WHY they call Aaron Caveman, but I’ll go with it: Unga Bunga! Since we found we were pregnant, Read more…

My touchy-feely daughter

Today, I took A to see Ramona and Beezus. We’d done all our “homework” by first reading the book. Too bad the only parts of the movie that were actually just like the book were the names of characters, the street name, and the love/hate relationship between Ramona and Beezus. Read more…

My girl

Tonight, as I told my daughter goodnight, she hugged me tightly around the neck and whispered, “I love you mom; you’re the best.” I replied by telling her SHE was the best. She snuggled even closer and said, “You’re just so pretty mom.” Talk about melting my heart. In these Read more…