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Apr
20
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday

// Peace in the Pause: Our Winter Trip to the Yosemite Valley

by // on Apr 20, 2018

We were in it. The deep pause between Christmas and Spring Break. One of the long hauls of the school year. Holidays behind us, but too far from Summer to begin the countdown. Sometimes the rut is REAL. I had planned a trip to Yosemite last school year, as our kids had never been and…

Apr
17
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday

// The Gift of the “Jammie Ride”

by // on Apr 17, 2018

I’ve brought it up before. It’s the little things in a relationship that really keep that spark alive – ways in which we show love through small, kind moments in the day. One of the most loving and life-giving ways that Justin shows me love is through a small action that we like to call…

Apr
10
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday, Parenting, Tips And Hacks

// “Fort Fun”

by // on Apr 10, 2018

Please tell me this has happened to you before. Everything seems status quo, if not a little too quiet. You wonder momentarily what the kids could be up to, but quickly shrug it off and enjoy the silence. But the silence eventually nags, and eventually, you seek out the source of what has kept your…

Apr
3
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday

// Life Comes Full Circle – Reconnecting With the Friends of My Youth

by // on Apr 3, 2018

I attended an elementary school that ran from kindergarten through eighth grade. It was a small school, with only one class per grade, which meant that the same 28 kids, give or take a few, were all together for nine years. NINE YEARS!?!? That’s a long stretch in any phase of life, and especially the…

Mar
27
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday

// Scarred For Life: My Lost and Found Moment With My Youngest

by // on Mar 27, 2018

One of my dear friends asked me if I was available last week to help her take some photos for our schools’ yearbook. I had nothing going for the hour that she needed help, so I popped over to the school with my big camera and help her out – Quinn in tow. The kids…