I can’t have surgery! I’m a mom!

I hadn’t realized before now how weighty it had become for me. How much all of my research and all of my decision-making and book reading and all of my well-intentioned wanting to do it “right,” had caused me to clasp my hands tighter and tighter around my little ones. . .


Advent 2017

One of the things that we want to do each year as the holiday season approaches is to spend some time as a family building the anticipation for Christmas in a way that keeps Christ as the focus. That allows us to step back from the hustle and bustle and business and gift-wrapping and family-gatherings […]

Clara Turns 3

Clara’s actual birthday isn’t for another week or so, but my parents and sister were in town to celebrate my Grandpa Silver’s 90th birthday, so we celebrated this past weekend while everyone was here. She wanted a Hello Kitty cake, but she never actually EATS cake, just licks the frosting off, so I decided to […]