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My Single Mom Plan – Step 1 Assume a Change of Plans

Honestly, can I please at least look like I have a little bit of my life together?  Just one thing?  A small thing would be fine.  I’m realizing that the…

Lunch Chef Wanted

(Morning moms need not apply) It was always this time of year that I’d hit Sam’s Club with a vengeance to finally be the mom whose school lunches were legend….

Helping Kids by Telling Stories

A friend was making friendly conversation with my oldest son during that “shake the hand of the person next to you” time in church. “You excited about moving to Africa?”…

The Importance of Building Character

From a Mom Who has been There It’s a lament that I have heard too many times to count. My child is going off to college, and I’m scared to…

Imaginary Friends are Universal

School in Albania starts on September 6th.  This year my boy started 1st grade. I was dreading having him start school.  School has been hard on my daughter who started…

New School, New Town, Same Old Me

Yesterday morning I dropped Rachel off at a new school. Again. I find it ironic that my child with high anxiety, autism, and apraxia—and the host of communication problems that…

A Single Mom’s Late Night Lunchbox Labors of Love

So the other day I’m dragging my kids through the grocery store purchasing lunch items and for the gazillionth time they asked for those pre-packaged lunch thingies.  As a former…

Public School Mission Field

My mom, a public school teacher, often declared “I’m the only Jesus many of these children ever see.”  And she would remind my siblings and me that we were representing…

The Back-to-School Happy Dance

I always have a wistful feeling when the end of summer approaches, and I know the family will be transitioning back into the school year, after several idyllic months of…

Tinkling in the Ocean – The Little Joys of Life

You know how you make spur of the moment decisions and then think better of it later?  Yeah, well, I let my 3-year-old tinkle in the ocean this summer.  The…

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