Where do we go from here?

Where do we go from here?

Last Thursday, my college freshman and I gathered in the dining commons of the university he attends to have breakfast with 35 people who were mostly strangers to us. We were asked to grab a marker and a piece of posterboard and write in large letters a word that...
A moment that was bigger than us

A moment that was bigger than us

I’ve been pondering this story for many weeks, trying to decide how I can tell it on my blog. Now that our kids are older, I know that their stories are no longer mine to tell. While this is a story that mostly involved our college-age son, it impacted me in...
Reminders are everywhere… on Grown and Flown

Reminders are everywhere… on Grown and Flown

Hey, friends! I’m writing this week over at Grown and Flown. And of all things… about my kid’s dirty socks! It’s amazing how much your perspective changes when you are missing your kid at college. Let me know if anyone can relate! My son is in...
My motto for a new season of life

My motto for a new season of life

Friday was a big day for us. We drove our firstborn child to a destination four hours from home. We dropped him off with people we barely know to live in a tiny room with minimal possessions and a complete stranger. No big deal. ** Seriously though, college move-in...
“Pack it up, kid…” It’s time to go!

“Pack it up, kid…” It’s time to go!

What is a young adult thinking about when he’s just a day away from moving into freshman year of college? I asked my son, Andrew, to write a guest post to give us a peak inside his brain. He unravels his web of thoughts and emotions and throws in a few Marvel...