So I did a thing. A big thing, actually. I disappeared from this site for a long while in order to pursue healing. And while part of me wishes I had blogged through that journey step by step for the benefit of others, sometimes we just have to do what it takes to keep ourContinue reading “Marathon”

Ambiguous Grief pt. 2

The old saying, “Time heals all wounds” is meant to be encouraging but sometimes it can feel like a very long time before our hurts can be viewed through different lenses. In part one of this post, I talked about a new kind of grief which encapsulates our feelings of loss in relationship with aContinue reading “Ambiguous Grief pt. 2”

Ambiguous Grief

I fought back tears with everything I had. She wouldn’t turn around to look at us, but I have it on good authority she was doing the same (she told me later). We were in a large, bustling airport and my baby girl had her back to us as she stood in the line atContinue reading “Ambiguous Grief”


My health adventure started about ten years ago with gluten-free diet–when the letters GF meant “yuck”…years later I am grain and dairy free to reduce inflammation. I will share recipes and tips about both physical and mental wellness as I come across them!

Home School

A homeschool enthusiast and veteran of 20 plus years…I have used many curricula…you might say I’m a junkie! Here I will post reviews and discuss all things homeschool…especially focusing on adapting the educational environment for a twice exceptional student.


As a Christ-follower, I love to process how God is speaking to me in my quiet moments with Him. I was given the gift of salvation many decades ago but the time and diligence was primarily focused on me, until life circumstances brought me to a place where I am learning to trust Him, no matter what happens.