Raising kids

Kids say funny things, Part 4. Plus, some contemplation

For homeschooling family like ours, it's year round. One great thing about this schooling mode is its flexibility: one of its worst thing is its flexibility. Unless you're a very organized person who can manage your day with strict schedules, activities and lessons can blend into one big blob. Being that organized hurts my brain.… Continue reading Kids say funny things, Part 4. Plus, some contemplation

Faith journey · Hospital visits · Uncategorized

Thankful for a great year since Ellis’ heart surgery on Sept. 25, 17

One year ago today, Ellis underwent her third heart surgery. Even before her birth, doctors warned us of the various medical and lifestyle challenges we would face in the first few years of her life. They weren't lying. It. Was. Tough. We operated on survival mode and were content with just "getting by." Getting to… Continue reading Thankful for a great year since Ellis’ heart surgery on Sept. 25, 17