Happy Camper: A Mother’s Dramatic Confession

Summer Camp Recap-2

Summer camp. It’s a wilderness extravaganza for kids and a child-free vacay for parents. You can practically hear the champagne cork pop as mom and dad speed away after dropping off their pride and joy. And while I did enjoy a little ‘me’ time while my son was away (and by ‘me’ time I mean sleeping in and going to TJ Maxx cleaning out his room and buying school supplies), I missed him a little more than I expected. I wrote this Pulitzer prize winning account the day Grant returned from Camp Victory, a small Christian camp about an hour…

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‘Tails’ from Pet Adoption

Dear everyone, First of all, I’m not even a little bit sorry for the title of this post. I LOVE a good pet pun. Who doesn’t, right? Secondly, the big news around here is: we adopted a schnauzer and surprised our kids with her last week! It was overly dramatic and sappy precious. In other words: it was perfect. And seriously…I really want someone to embroider the above saying on a dog onesie for me. Or crochet it on a throw blanket or something. Because I have literally prayed for this dog. “Find us the perfect dog” has been right on up there with “Please Lord, don’t…

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