April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself

Mom friends

IF you plan a getaway specifically to attend Idina Menzel’s new Broadway show, THEN you might end up seeing her standby… and other thoughts about a whirlwind trip to New York

Bow Bridge

During the summer of 1997, I attended a week-long camp for high school students. Focusing on vocal music and technique, the program at Miami University of Ohio featured individual, small group and large group instruction. One of the classes during that week highlighted musical theater, a genre about which I knew little more than the […]

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Scraps of memories – My Messy Beautiful

Clearly, 2006 was before I was obsessed with eyebrow waxing.

Before I became a mama, I used to scrapbook a lot. My friend Jana and I would spend hours rummaging through old photos, poring over paper designs, contemplating scissor patterns and discussing sticker options. We sifted through ticket stubs, programs, brochures and whatever other scraps we’d saved from important events over the years. Our messy […]

I’m a believer

I am about to suggest something radical. Something crazy. Are you ready for this? Here it is: Our children want us moms to be happy. I know, I know. It sounds like someone has taken me captive, tied down my hands and threatened to use the Neti Pot on me, so I have agreed to […]

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Saying ‘No’ to ‘Sorry’

I am currently reading a book called “A Confident Heart: How to Stop Doubting Yourself and Live in the Security of God’s Promises” by Renee Swope. I found it because a friend encouraged me to participate in a Proverbs 31 online Bible Study that is using the book. This friend also knows my introverted hesitations […]

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