School house rocked

Two significant things happened today. I watched my daughter’s Kindergarten graduation, complete with songs, a P.E. showcase (which was a dance), and a slide show of a cap and gown picture of every last Kindergartner advancing to first grade in the school. Luckily, this is a small town. I opened up the two boxes that have been sitting in my …

I just felt like running

Have you ever told yourself that you’re not something that you could be? My whole life I’ve told myself, and anyone who mentioned the word, that I am not a runner. I’m not a runner because I don’t run. I don’t like to run. I don’t want to run. I’m not good at running. I don’t believe in a runner’s …

Hurry up and slow down

I’m a ‘yes’ man. Well, I’m clearly a woman, but you get where I’m going with this. I say yes to everything and to everyone. And I used to think that was a good thing! I don’t mind being busy, or having a lot on my plate. I feel, probably like most of you, that it makes me important. When …

Civil War

Be honest, you totally clicked on this because it’s Valentine’s day and you thought I was being clever with my title and referring to a ‘civil war’ in my relationship. Sorry to disappoint! Today I’m writing about the actual Civil War. But I’m glad you’re here! As I mentioned in my blog, Shalom Family, while my mom and Papa Scott …

The struggle is real

The last few nights have been some of my harder nights as a mom. If you’re a mom, you know that there are SEVERAL nights that will rival for this title, so maybe you’re already nodding along saying, ‘Amen, sister,’ but let me just start by saying these have been the kind of nights where although I did have to …

Winter

Well, I’m not off to an amazing start on blogging this year, I’ll be honest, but I’m hoping to make up for my CRAZY January by blogging extra in February. You’re welcome. January marks the beginning part of winter, and I have to say, I’m already over it. I LOVE winter. Winter is my jam! Technically fall is my favorite …