For this Dog I prayed

We got a dog. His name is Gus. He’s half lab, half dachshund (a labraweenie!) and he’s really, really great. I’m actually surprised at how much I like him…or even L-word him? (really? Am I there already?!) We’ve been talking about getting a dog for a long time, but it never seemed like the right … [Read more…]

8 GREAT things about having ALL BOYS

It happens so often that I have a “line”–a go-to phrase–when I tell people I have four boys. “Four boys? Wow!” “Yes, exactly. That’s what I say every day: WOW,” complete with a stunned, (yet staged) wide-eyed look. It never fails to make people chuckle. My 9 year old twins have a line too:  “We … [Read more…]

Maybe we aren’t meant to move mountains

It’s been one year ago today since Benji’s Autism diagnosis. So much has happened in this past year, it feels like a lot longer. I remember going into the diagnosis process feeling overwhelmed, thinking, “Something needs to change.” I was ready for that change, to tackle our issues, to overcome our challenges, to move mountains. … [Read more…]