Entanglements

Originally posted on Stephanie Rodda:
This morning I have been doing a lot of thinking and my thoughts have led to the entanglements of life. For the most part, those entanglements involve people. People don’t come in the easy-care, wrinkle-free, stain-resistant department. People are difficult. Whether young or old, they require maintenance and time and…

What time is it?

Time marches forward and regardless of what some of our favorite science-fiction shows tell us, it only goes forward. This means, subsequently, that we are in a state of constant change even when it feels as if we are in a rut.  Ages change, children grow from infants to toddlers to teens. Stages change, from…

At First Glance

Yesterday I visited the hospital my son was born in twelve years ago for the very first time. This is an example of the odd things an adoptive mother can say.  Here’s another. This is my first child but not my oldest child.  How about this one? This is my son and his friend, they…

And So It Begins, Again

Our new homeschool year is upon us. We started today and this is my fifteenth year to start a new school year. I can remember being so very anxious about teaching my older children to write their ABC’s. I so longed to do it right! This year, two of my sons having already graduated, I…