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What Really Happened to Our Family this Thanksgiving

There is a proverb that says, “The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry.”  This year my plans did not happen as I’d envisioned. Only two of our…

Facebook, at Our Age

Over the last five years as we’ve emptied our nest and transitioned to just the two of us again, Dennis and I have made several promises to each other while…

Moms, Sons, and their Wives

I just spent a fantastic weekend with our youngest son’s wife at a women’s conference. The conference itself was life-changing, but my time with my daughter-in-law was priceless. We laughed…

Getting to Know Your Kids

I continue to be surprised and amazed and encouraged and pleased at who our adult kids have become. Since all of our children live out of town and most live…

Hairdryer Happiness

We have lived in the same house for just over 25 years. We moved in when our fifth child was an infant and then added our last 18 months later….

I Understand

My daughter Ashley has five, count them, FIVE BOYS! They are all eight and under. She was recently telling me how tired she always seems to be. Bless her. I…

In Shape to Run the Race

I heard a Bayer aspirin commercial the other day. It said, “You always took care of your children, now it’s time to take care of yourself.” The woman in the…

Little Brother All Grown Up!

The last four days have been rough for my little brother.  Okay, so maybe once you hit 30 you’re not so little, but Tim will always be my little brother….

New Babies and Significant Life Events

The most challenging part of the empty nest for me right now is learning how to be available to my adult children when they have needs: new babies, significant life…

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