Archive for October, 2013


October 31, 2013 0 Comments

Yes. A Crest bottle. My parents dressed me as a bottle of toothpaste for Halloween when I was 8. My mom made it all out of a king-size pillowcase…she wrote every single word that is on a bottle of toothpaste, on that pillowcase. Remember sack races when you were a kid? Yeah…pretty hard. Try walking […]

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Time to look in the mirror…

October 28, 2013 1 Comment

“How was your day?” “Fine.” And that’s where the conversation stops. Kirk Smalley brought up a great point last week. We, as parents, accept the word “fine” way too often. Have we stopped talking to our kids? Do our hectic schedules take priority over our kids? Last week’s anti-bullying rallies really had me looking in […]

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Big & bad behind that computer…

October 7, 2013 1 Comment

I will never understand what possesses people to write such nasty and vicious emails, Facebook posts, messages and tweets.  I got an email over the weekend and it literally ruined my day. It was beyond hurtful…it was downright mean.  (But it was signed “With love in Christ”…so apparently his “intentions were good.” Whatever.) The thing […]

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Mom, Can I Borrow Your Cape??

October 2, 2013 0 Comments

I’m convinced…somewhere in my mom’s closet there is a cape hanging. Yes…a superhero cape.  Because I don’t know how she did it all. And it took me until I became a mom to realize it. She worked full-time, always had a home-cooked meal at dinnertime, you could eat off the floors in our house because […]

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