What I Learned at CAMP {#TxSC15}

I don’t think anyone would describe me as “adventurous”, yet I seem to willingly put myself in situations that require me to travel to places I’ve never been, to meet people I’ve never met with some regularity. My latest adventure? CAMP. Last weekend I drove three and a half hours to Camp Texlake, which is a […]

This is 40

Today is my 40th birthday. I don’t understand what 40 is supposed to be. Am I old? Is 40 the new insert-younger-age-here? Should I feel good or bad about this birthday? I’m inclined to say “good” but honestly I’m a little tired and my back hurts. Really a birthday is just another day. I still had to […]

Motherhood

I spent half of today griping at my kids and the other half putting up the Christmas tree with them. The two activities may have bled into one another. Decorating for Christmas does not put me in a good mood; I would rather not put up a tree at all. The way I see it, […]

Sisters

The most surprising part about today was that my daughters played together pretty much the whole day, and with very little fighting. Today I am thankful for sisters. When I was pregnant with baby #2 and we found out she was a girl, I cried. I was unspeakably happy to be able to give my first daughter […]

My Car

Much is happening in the world today, but my day was all about appointments and mom-related responsibilities. Of my tasks for the day, none could have been done without having a car to get us from here to there. Today I am thankful for my car. My car is not actually a car but an […]