April Moments

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


Why we chose to keep our son intact

This piece has been swirling around in my head for months. Before I cover what the title references, I have to go back a little more than 10 years. When I was pregnant with our first son Elliot, I gave little thought to circumcision. I honestly don’t remember discussing it with my midwife, although she […]

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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 […]

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