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Book Review: Man in the Making by Rick Johnson

Book Review: Man in the Making by Rick Johnson

A year ago this month, I attended the MOPs Convention with a handful of gals from a local group.  While we were there, I signed up to be part of a review panel for new books published by Revell Books, a division of Baker Publishing.  The deal is, I occasionally receive emails containing the title and description […]

Book Review: The Icing on the Cake by Janice Thompson

Book Review: The Icing on the Cake by Janice Thompson

A year ago this month, I attended the MOPs Convention with a handful of gals from a local group.  While we were there, I signed up to be part of a review panel for new books published by Revell Books, a division of Baker Publishing.  The deal is, I occasionally receive emails containing the title and description […]

Dear Ryder,

Dear Ryder,

Tomorrow you start Kindergarten.  WOW!  You start KINDERGARTEN!!! Seems like just yesterday we were desperately praying for your safe arrival.  God answered our prayers, and our lives have never been the same since that night. You have brought adventure, and laughter, and noise, and chaos.  And joy.  You are strong and spontaneous.  Sensitive and silly. […]

It's Official.  I'm...

It’s Official. I’m…

… a SOCCER MOM! This is Ryder’s first official experience with team sports of any kind.  We signed him up for soccer through Ripon’s Parks & Rec program because it’s a little cheaper than Modesto’s youth league, and the games are always at the same park (which is closer to our house than many of […]