Musing · Parenting

Finding Grace – Marching Band Season

I know, you might be thinking, what? That’s kind of an… interesting... place to find grace. I think we sometimes assume that “grace” sounds like such an eloquent word that we must associate it with nature and poetry, but like anything, it’s in the hands of those who behold it. Before I share more, let… Continue reading Finding Grace – Marching Band Season

Learning · Parenting · Teaching

Encouraging Creativity and Vision

This post is undeniably a gloating one. It’s that annoying parenting one where I talk about how wonderful and great my kids are. I have a larger theme, but since my examples are all about my own children, it might get lost. More often than not I try to balance my words and opinions, but… Continue reading Encouraging Creativity and Vision

Musing

Meme Post: #30DaysofThanks All Wrapped Up In One

I’m not one for significant numbers or limiting lists. I often avoid the trendy topics for blogging. And in spite of the fact that it may look or seem like I am trying to rebel or be unique, it is mostly because I just want to feel the moment and not feel compelled to do… Continue reading Meme Post: #30DaysofThanks All Wrapped Up In One

Parenting

A Beautiful View, or How I Realized I Need to Refill My Prescription for Anti-Homicidal Drugs

It is a moment like right now that I appreciate the idea of a cigarette. And an anvil. The 3 kids and I made our way up to the North Shore of Lake Superior today and really, had a funtastic day. We are on a mission this summer to see all of the waterfalls in… Continue reading A Beautiful View, or How I Realized I Need to Refill My Prescription for Anti-Homicidal Drugs