Life’s Currency

Being broke stinks ….. let’s just get that out of the way right this minute. I can really pretty much say, with experience …. lots of it ……. that being broke with a family of 7 is just flat-out rotten much of the time ….. BUT…….. BUT BUT BUT ………… I would never ever EVER […]

I Am the Girl in the Red Boots

I want to talk about something that has long been on my heart. This has been burned so deeply in my heart in the last year, that every day I almost choke on it because it is right in my throat…trying so hard to get me to speak up about it. So…..I want to talk […]

Stop What You’re Doing and Have FUN Together

November 2005 To My Children, Brock, Malary, Madi, Max & Mitch With Love from Mom Letter #3 *********************************************** I remember every Friday night while I was growing up that my dad would take my mom out on a date, almost without exception. Once in a while when it was one of our birthdays or some […]

Small Things Make the Difference

November 2005 To My Children, Brock, Malary, Madi, Max & Mitch With Love from Mom Letter #1 *********************************************** I met Dad when I was 18 and a senior in high school. He was 22 and had just returned from his mission in Australia…he came into my life unexpectedly and from out of nowhere. An invisible […]