The Son is always shining, regardless of the weather

Mother/Son Date Knight

I know y’all know that I am a big fan of Chick-fil-A. They really have some great inventions…like:   the tastiest chicken sandwich the yummiest waffle fries the best fudge-nut brownie the encouraging family nights and bonding activities (Believe me, dressing up like a cow really makes a memory!) This past Tuesday, I went to […]

Go Green!

Sometimes, things get a bit hairy around here…especially after we have been in the house too long! The other day, Bradley asked me if he could wear a clown wig in a restaurant. I wasn’t sure what to say. I didn’t want to offend people with “red, coarse hair” (inside joke), and yet I wasn’t […]

The Braces Are Off…The Teeth Are Out…

Because we were unsuccessful at getting her to dislike her two favorite fingers, we assumed Michelle would need braces someday. That day came, and many days (22 months) she wore braces, and had them removed on January 31. Just when we thought we had the dental drill down and done,¬† she recently got the real […]

“High shoes”…

My “baby” girl (who now happens to be 18) wore “high shoes” (that is what she used to call them when she was little) in her best friend’s wedding. She looked very grown up. How fun! The wedding was beautiful. To quote one of my favorite songs from¬† Fiddler on the Roof… “Is this the […]


The other day, Faith (age 12) severely hurt her finger. It was after school, and Faith swerved to the left to avoid crashing into a ball and she sort of rolled and fell over on her own hand. She ended up with a finger that looked all “caddywompus”, and a tingly hand. After a trip […]