The first snowfall of the season came to my Southwest Michigan home yesterday afternoon.
Like many northern folk, I have a love/hate relationship with snow. I love it around Christmastime, as most people do, but soon thereafter I begin to tire of it as the Michigan winter drags on. Lately, however, I have begun to notice a difference in my attitude toward snow. It seems the scales have tipped in favor of love for the crystal white bounty, and yesterday as I watched it float to earth,
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Last year, I experienced the joy of expecting my second daughter, Tenley. When it comes to having babies, I have always been drawn to the idea of having a natural delivery. My first daughter was breech, and thus, my first pregnancy, (and first attempt at a natural delivery), ended with a C-Section. When my husband and I discovered that baby number two was on the way, my desire to have a natural delivery returned in full-force.
I know there are kindred spirits out there who can relate, whole-heartedly
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photo by Jen Gusey
Every year I am awestruck as summer transitions into autumn. It never gets old. God could have made all the leaves turn a bland shade of brown and fall to the ground, but He chose to make them vibrant shades of red, orange and yellow. Just that small attention to detail proves how loving and thoughtful my God is. That alone makes me stop and admire the beauty of His creation. It also makes me think that if God cares enough to
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Over the course of my son’s three short years in elementary school, starting with young 5s, the bus has been a consistent source of anxiety for both my son and for me.
So I’m about to rain down some cold hard facts.
School buses are evil and bullies are, well, fill in the blank.
I was never a fan of the bus growing up. Weird things were always going on, the bus stop was a zillion miles away and my bus driver?? Have mercy. She was as mean as
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