Posted in January 2016

The Day of the Big Spoon

The Day of the Big Spoon

Thursday was so fun.  So fun.  Except the part where my kids ran around my new friends’ apartment like crazy people and fought the whole time.  Otherwise, perfect. We stopped over at their apartment to check in and teach them how to use their washer & dryer.  The boys had gotten together some books and … Continue reading

They’re Here!!!!

They’re Here!!!!

The flight was delayed, but only a little.  They made it!  A looooong flight from Malawi to the US and a couple of connections, and they made it here.  It was just after 11:00pm when I finally met the four of them.  All the excitement, anxiousness, and fear was manifested in one… handshake.  I’m such … Continue reading

Mentorship

Mentorship

Mentorship is a personal development – a relationship in which a more experienced or more knowledgeable person helps to guide a less experienced or less knowledgeable person. Our family recently signed up to mentor a refugee family for a year.  I decided to pursue working with refugees after our community was in an uproar about … Continue reading

Bring it back. (it = you)

Bring it back. (it = you)

I have heard a couple of my stay-at-home mom friends lately talking about how they feel like they have become a lesser version of themselves.  And this seems like it is a common thing with moms.  It has been on my mind a lot lately and I have a few thoughts that I wanted to share. … Continue reading