I enjoy many things in life. Red wine, white wine, naps. One thing I do not enjoy is the feeling of being a complete, raving, off-my-rocker lunatic. And unfortunately, that pretty much sums me up lately. I thought for sure the words of a former student were ringing true; he must be right, I am "cray ... » Learn More about Look, Kids! Mommy’s in a Straight Jacket!
Even before she was born, I knew I wanted my daughter's middle name to be Faith. Faith is a pretty name, but it is so much more than a moniker to me; it's what I had in my heart when I endeavored to deliver Ella via VBAC (vaginal birth after caesarean section. P.S. if the "V" word made you scrunch ... » Learn More about Faith
My husband, who is a math teacher and a baseball coach, has been on spring break for the last few days. The anticipation I worked up in honor of his break made me giddy: he would be home to help with morning chaos and the kids' bath time and maybe--just maybe--I could sleep in. All very selfish, I ... » Learn More about My Family is Trying to Kill Me
When my husband and I discovered we were expecting our first child in November of 2008, we engaged in nightly pillow talk (read: I forced endless baby name conversations upon him and he fell asleep during my ramblings) about our unborn child. Who would he look like? Would he have my husband's easy ... » Learn More about I Love, Therefore I Lie.
Those of us who paid attention in Sunday School learned that Satan was originally an angel, chilling with the Big Man in Heaven. Unfortunately, a little thing called pride got in his way; he believed that he should rule the roost rather than be a humble servant of God, so he decided he would ... » Learn More about Falling from Grace