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For the first time in a very long time, we were able to spend an entire day with my parents and my brother and his family. Â And it wasÂ AWESOME! Â We chose to celebrate Thanksgiving a bit early to make sure that we’d have plenty of time for cooking, eating, and enjoying each other without having […]
For the last few weeks, our small group has been working through Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (which I highly recommend). Â During our monthly Budget Committee meetings, Ryan and I have learned that giving each dollar a job involves a lot more than just writing down numbers. Â It also means talking about our plans for […]
Technically, I’m still a credentialed teacher in the state of California. Â So you’d think that I would have created a dedicated space for my boys to do homeworkÂ long before Ryder was halfway through first grade. Â Buuuuuuut you’d be wrong. After enduringÂ yet another “Mooooooom, Evan’s distracting me!” argument, I’d had it. Â It was the straw that […]
The last few months have rolled through our lives likeÂ a runaway freight train. Â We’ve been surprised by one strange event after another, and at times it seemed as if there was barely enough time or space to take a breath. Amidst the chaos I began asking the boys what they wanted to be for Halloween. […]