Category Archives: Blending Family

Who Knows You Best?

Walking around the mall on New Year’s Day, Maddi and I found a clearance dress at Macy’s that had big sister Onie, written all over it. We called to let her know and Onie told me, “Well, Maddi would know … Continue reading


Happy New Year!

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language, and next year’s words await another voice. To make an end is to make a beginning. -T.S. Eliot Happy January 1, 2013 and cheers to new beginnings! Today we celebrated our … Continue reading


Couple’s CANA Dinner

Steven and I have been asked to share our story of “Second Chances” at a Valentine Couple’s CANA Dinner this upcoming weekend. Preparing for our talk in the midst of school schedules, work schedules, coaching schedules and all around life … Continue reading


It is Possible

It is possible to live a fully present life yet carry your past with you.” -Jennifer Gardner Trulson A Book Review for: Where You Left Me With unvarnished emotion and clear-eyed sardonic humor, Jennifer tells an ordinary woman’s extraordinary tale … Continue reading


The Boring Stuff

Not every day is a fun day. I think I need to make this into a bumper sticker for six and seven-year-olds. My kids would love if every day was a sleepover, a trip to the beach, a play-date with … Continue reading


Happy as a Seagull

Traveling north to Canada we stopped at a little shop called, "Cost-a-latte" to get a cappuccino, that you may have guessed…cost a lot. The sign above the register read, "Today I will be as happy as a seagull with a … Continue reading


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