The cost of parenthood

Who knew that when we welcomed Jason and then Philip into our home as newborns what the journey would look like. Apart from the good Lord, we certainly had no idea. From diaper rash, cut lips, bruised legs, hurt feelings and the occasional rash of anger or upset, there have been lots of challenges. Once…

Christmas week

The gifts are bought and most of the food is in the freezer or fridger….a few shortbreads sit in their dangerously easy to open container on the counter.  Mom is on her way with my reminder for her to bring her stocking – cause we all know Santa keeps track of all the good kids….

What is an answering machine?

Our church service normally includes a time when the kids gather at the front of the church and there is a little time just for them.  Two weeks ago it began with the gal who was leading asking the question: “Does anyone know what an answering machine does?” Now you and I will know what…