just a mom figuring it out one day at a time

The Odyssey

**This is our odyssey of a bizarre injury my son had. I share it with you in hopes that if you ever encounter something similar, you know what to look for and a few more questions to ask. “T, he’s just not...

A Moment for Maya

I didn’t know Maya Angelou. But…when I heard of her passing I sucked in a little air, and as I exhaled I said, “Oh no…” Over the years I had listened to interviews with her and...

15 Reasons I am Grateful for Girlfri...

    Over the last two weekends, I spent time with two groups of girlfriends. One set I’ve known since we were in the fifth grade, the other set I’ve developed friendships with over the last...

Supporting The ‘Ban Bossy̵...

KC stood barefoot in her sundress, a bow in her hair with her hand on her hip. “Chris, you get over here and apologize to Sarah for being so mean!” Stunned at being ordered around by a 4-year-old, Chris, who...

Learning about Kids Vision and How t...

Recently I learned some interesting things about kids vision and how to help them from developing nearsightedness.  But before we get to all of that, a little backstory… My daughter became fixated on...

Feeling the Fear and Doing It Anyway

Have you ever done something that scares you and you wonder why you did it? Or if you were in your right mind? Or if you’re going to regret it? I did recently and I’ve gotta tell you, I still wonder if I made...

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