Filed under Motherhood

Helping your child through deployment.

I can already sense the difference. I’ve been told that each deployment brings with it new challenges and no two are the same. This time… I’m pretty sure… is going to be all about the children. Daddy left for a month. And they fell apart. We entered the world of baby talk, bed wetting, and … Continue reading

Volunteering- Pt 2

Training Volunteers (aka Vs) is an essential part of a successful organization, outreach, or project. As an FRG leader I love that training is built in and required before picking up a phone and officially being a key caller or before being handed a checkbook as the treasurer. As the Ministry Director of our church I struggle … Continue reading

How one man’s dream saved my daughter’s life.

Currently, I am at St Jude with my daughters. We are surrounded by families fighting for their children’s lives. Some will win, some won’t. Today, 6/22/2012, the hospital is celebrating their 50 year anniversary. This place has meant so much to us in the 5 years we have been here. It has taught us that … Continue reading

Are You Choosing Hope?

In some of my worst nightmares, I am alone. Fear of living consumes me and I become a fat old hermit who swats at dreams like flies. Instead of reaching for my goals the worst of nightmares becomes remaining, staying. I become nothing more than who I am today. In some of my best dreams … Continue reading