Category Archives: Children

A Conversation About Compassion|#1000Speak

Compassion says, “I may not fully understand what you are going through, but I am truly sorry that you are going through it. Let me ease your burden, even if it is in some small way.” It does not matter how … Continue reading

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Strange Bedfellows

I never thought I would come out in defense of Kim Kardashian. In fact, the whole Kardashian family is barely on my radar, aside from the occasional romp through my news feed. I’ve never been bothered by the fact that … Continue reading

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Uncaptured Memories

One of my most favorite memories from when my older two kids were about  5 and 3, back in 2005, is not one that is captured by picture or video. It was in the fall, as the Monarch Butterflies made … Continue reading

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Forgiveness vs. Permission

My kids and I were watching television the other day and a commercial came on. I can’t remember exactly what the commercial was advertising, other than it being for a tv show. One of the characters in this commercial made a … Continue reading

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Not a Huge Fan

We all have a word or phrase that we use often, perhaps a little too often.  For my 22 year old daughter, that word is ‘evidently’.  My 14 year old daughter has entered the ‘did you know’ phase and begins … Continue reading

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