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 our…

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 a…

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 at…


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.