Bummer Summer?

This summer was supposed to be golden. Golden and magical and dreamy and perfect, with loooong afternoons at the pool followed by (probably too many) trips to the Dairy Queen for twist cones and lazy mornings in our pajamas and most of all, most importantly, bonding with my kids.  I cherished last summer with the …

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The Great Pumpkin Thief

Yesterday my daughter's 1st Grade class took a field trip to a Pumpkin Patch.  She had been looking forward to this for weeks, literally counting down the days.  Being 7 is amazing!!!  There are such simple pleasures, like getting a day away from the classroom to take a school bus across town with all her …

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How I Worship The King

SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/kirstenphillips/Documents/The%20only%20king.doc I am not one of those women who simply always wanted to a mother.  For a lot of my life I didn't know what I wanted to be, but mommy never really crossed my mind. Yet here I am being defined primarily in this role of mother.  Last spring I quit my teaching job …

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