My daughter took me to fairyland

My daughter took me to fairyland

It happens every time we go to the gardens. A beautiful place that seems so magical, how could she resist the urge to enter into a story and become part of a fairyland? “Mommy, can we play together?” Ellie asks. I look down at her, her big blue eyes staring at me full...
A time of celebration

A time of celebration

I sit at the top of the 20-foot inflatable slide. Ellie – along with her friends – wait for me to do something awesome going down the slide. It all started as I did an involuntary flip. One of my daughter’s friend saw it and she thought it was cool, so she told all...
Creating family

Creating family

Before I became a mom, I was familiar with the phrase, “It takes a village to raise a child.” I sat through many baby dedications; I stood and prayed committing myself to help raise the children being presented to God. Every time, after one of these baby dedications,...
If I could change one thing

If I could change one thing

Every night as I drag myself to bed and my family is sleeping, I think, “Why can’t I be more disciplined?” Too many nights I go to bed late. Unlike Cinderella, the clock strikes midnight and I am still going, most likely wasting time on-line. There is the catching up...

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