Having a Baby During a Global Pandemic

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-hi549-f865d9 Preparing for a baby can be a complex experience. You never really know exactly what to expect as a new parent, but I’m almost certain you would never expect to deliver your baby in the middle of a global pandemic. Join me today as my friend and sister shares her experience of pregnancy, birth,Continue reading “Having a Baby During a Global Pandemic”

Difficult Conversations with Children: A Conversation about the events of January 6th with my son

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-p9pjt-f7be15 This last year has been incredibly challenging for all people, in every country. Last week brought new conflict for citizens living in the United States. The heart-ache of violence never skips over children. In an attempt to confront this conflict and violence, I’ll be having a conversation with my 9 year old son aboutContinue reading “Difficult Conversations with Children: A Conversation about the events of January 6th with my son”

Picking Your Battles

Today was our family’s first day of homeschool. Not virtual school… real (all on me) homeschool. It wasn’t an easy choice, but it is definitely right for our family (discussion for another post). During our first “school lunch” I’m sitting at the park thinking about how resilient my kids have been and how important pickingContinue reading “Picking Your Battles”

How Do You Define Family?

“This is my family. I found it, all on my own. It’s little, and broken, but still good… yeah, still good”. – Stitch I love that quote from the animated Disney movie, Lilo and Stitch. It has me thinking about family, how we define it, and what it means? Family has been described as theContinue reading “How Do You Define Family?”