College Freshman Tips

The weeks have rolled by into months...and I have survived my oldest daughter going off to college. I have learned a few things along the way. There are many emotions that have hurled through my heart and head over the last few weeks. Excitement for my daughter at what lies ahead, sadness for me as I miss her deeply, concern for her brother who is so very close to her and alarm for my husband who at times has looked like a sad ten year old … [Read more...]

Letting Go Of My Girl

I am having a sad day. Not sad in a pathetic way…just deeply reflective. How did 18 years happen…just like that? Such joy, fun and vibrant life lived while sharing my days with my first-born.  I am so very grateful that God blessed me with her. I was told I would never have children, so that she and her younger brother were gifted to me is indeed an embraced blessing. As I contemplate her future I am filled with a sense of … [Read more...]