Great Grief

The glass is half full. Look on the bright side. It could be worse. A blessing in disguise.  You can’t judge a book by its cover. A light at the end of the tunnel. We have all heard the optimists in our lives recite these idioms. But why should we choose to see the glass…

In My Sister’s Shoes

I have the honor each and every day of filling my sisters’ shoes, both physically and metaphorically. When she died 4+ years ago I inherited her tennis shoes, and for a while they sat up on a shelf in our boys’ room. That is until I needed new shoes and decided that she would much…

I am totally normal

I often find myself wondering how I got to where I am. Sometimes all I have to do is close my eyes, and I can vividly remember a specific moment when I was with my sister. She is playing with her eyebrows, or doing her lipstick in her little pink mirror with a frog prince…

How throwing out a little love changed my marriage

I am going to get a little bit personal for today’s blog post, but I think that this topic lends itself so beautifully to showing love. In September of 2015, we were still adjusting to our new life: moving from St. Louis to Indy and going from two to four kids and then, just for…

K is for Keira. K is for kind.

This is Keira. Keira is a 10yr old little girl who loves pandas, soccer, painting and being with her family & friends. Keira also has cancer. On May 16th, 2014, Keira was diagnosed with a rare form of Rhabdomyosarcoma and has fought a battle no child should. We first learned of Keira when her younger…