Another milestone.

Today was the first day of football practice for this season. BJ moved up to tackle and this year B2 took the field for flag. Both boys are now in football. B2 is one of the youngest on the team but the coach said he did better than a lot of kids who start at …

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Smiling

It seems I do most of my deepest thinking at work (I'm not sure why that is). But I seem to sit here while typing and my mind will wander off to how I'm feeling and what I'm thinking at the moment. And today... I realized that I'm actually feeling okay. Not in the manic, …

Peace of mind

I was at the gym (see yesterday's healthier me post) changing into my work out clothes when one of the lady's who works in the kids club comes running in frantic. BJ had been running and playing (as kids do) and ran into a sharp edge of a window divider. He was going to need …

VICTORY

There are FOURTEEN days left of this school year. FOURTEEN. And I can not wait until it's over. This school year has been rough from start to finish. I've questioned my parenting I've worried... I've stressed... I've prayed... and ultimately blamed myself for the problems of this year. First grade was a milestone of some …

We prayed

Last night for the first time I had both of the boys get down on their knees and say their prayers with next to me. We pray nightly at bed time. Our ritual is that first they pray (now I lay me down to sleep...) and then I take it home. I pray over them …