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Great News!

Great News!

When we met Ryder’s Occupational Therapist for the first time last week, we left the office a little disappointed.  He asked lots of great questions and got a good idea of what Ryder could and couldn’t do at the time, but he didn’t do any actual work.  This week, we practically floated home on glittering clouds […]

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. […]

First plane ride... enthralled by the safety video.

Tips for Air Travel with Small Kids

Summer is in full swing, so I may be a bit late for those who have already taken their vacations.  But we’ll be departing for Hawaii in a few short weeks, so my mind is once again turned to airport/airplane strategy.  Plus, I’ve been asked for some tips by several friends lately, so I figured […]

Grati-Tuesday: Celebrating Small Victories

This morning I reached a goal.  Only I didn’t just reach it, I ran right through it. I have officially gotten rid of eleven pounds! I’m still hanging on to quite a few, but they won’t be around for long. Ryan and I have “dieted” on and off our whole marriage.  We’ve educated ourselves till […]