April Moments

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


The birth of Vincent

Vincent’s birth story began the week of his estimated due date, which was Sept. 22. On Monday morning of that week, Sept. 18, my husband left for a business conference in Orlando, Florida. He was scheduled to return the afternoon of Thursday, Sept. 21. I mostly kept the fact that he was gone a secret. […]

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Climbing out of the pit and being debt free

Almost 10 years ago, Mike and I participated in a financial education class at our church. During the several-week course, we read through Dave Ramsey’s book, “The Total Money Makeover,” and used its corresponding workbook. Prior to this class, Mike and I had successfully (and stupidly) financed two college educations, a car, a house and lots […]

What I learned from the Whole30

During the summer of 2010, my friend Robin introduced me to a way of eating called “paleo.” I had never heard of it, but she explained that following the paleo diet, in very simple terms, means eating like a caveman. (Paleo is short for paleolithic, as in the Paleolithic Era.) So to eat paleo – […]

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