Even before you were born I knew you were always going to be a challenge. You were stubborn from the very beginning. Although you slept through the night from day one, you kept me on my toes every moment you were awake. Never content to stay in one place and always pushing to find your … Continue reading Happy Birthday Mak
After a few tries we got a successful, all smiling faces group selfie! Merry Christmas from our family to yours!
I grew up in a home without any family traditions. Oh we did the same thing at Christmas time every year, but does repeating something over and over again actually make it a family tradition? Every Christmas my parents, siblings and I went to our grandparent's house. There were traditions, but they belonged to my … Continue reading Family Traditions – What they are and why I think they matter.
Our house is a zoo right now and if I'm being totally honest it always has wild animal habitat type tendencies. But we have almost reached that moment where you start counting the hours until Christmas. The holiday season is crazy for most families I'm going to assume but when you have a house full … Continue reading The Holidays Can Be Hard
I want to share this video because it gives me so many feels. I can relate to it on a personal level but also from the perspective of a parent. How would you react if your teen came out to you? There was a time when I was extremely religious and yet I still couldn't … Continue reading Acceptance and Our LGBTQ Youth