My niece and nephews gathered around me with wide eyes, waiting to see what mysterious “treat” I was about to unearth from the depths of my purse. Knowing there would be some waiting around at this family wedding, and knowing how hard waiting is for kids, I came prepared. With color changing putty.
I stared at the needle on the table, waiting for the doctor to come back in the room. It took a few minutes longer than I expected, so I snapped a quick photo and sent it to my boyfriend, along with an appropriate caption and wide-eyed emoji, “Soo, this is about to happen.
The Grand Canyon is deep. The ocean is wide. We know these things in our head.
The events that occurred in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s Day reminded us of the darkness that permeates the world we live in. As we survey the landscape of our nation, it would be easy to despair – because darkness is a frightening thing indeed.
“Don’t be afraid. ” If I’m honest, sometimes this command feels about as doable for me as winning an Olympic medal in figure skating. My only skating accomplishments involve staying upright and not breaking anything. (Usually while hanging onto the wall. Don’t judge. ).
I stood in front of my mostly packed bag, frozen and staring at the tickets in my hand. I felt my stomach drop, as disappointment washed over me. I had just packed the sparkly shoes, sparkly earrings, and sparkly necklace.
So, opinions were a bit divided on the show this week. Not surprisingly, it's about food. Specifically a fast food chain's new Lucky Charms milkshake. Ansen thought this concoction belonged on our Fast Food Wall of Shame.
Hey! Welcome to another What We Learned Friday! This week we learned that naming your car is VERY serious business. I'm glad I had help or the pressure might have been too much to handle! .
"You know there's a saying, on the other side of conflict is intimacy. " I tried not to laugh (or cry) when my counselor told me this. There are few things in life I dread more than conflict. (A root canal might be a close second. But it's really close.
It's What We Learned Friday!! This week, Ansen and I learned about caffeine, classic kid arguments, and.