5 Questions for Parents Who Have Taken Children to the Beach

Parents do a lot of hard, even heroic things. I recently found out how much my parents paid for me to have braces, and life slowed down for a second. They could have bought a car or gone on luxurious vacations but instead they paid for 3 sets of metal brackets on their daughters' teeth. … Continue reading 5 Questions for Parents Who Have Taken Children to the Beach

How to Support Someone Who is Hurting

I can be a bit of a handful. I was talking to one of my guy friends from college on the phone a few weeks ago, catching up and swapping stories about life (he told me if he ever makes my blog, he wanted me to use the alternate name "Crosby*" for him. *name has been changed to … Continue reading How to Support Someone Who is Hurting

Things over Christmas

It has been a wonderful, relaxing week home with my family for the holidays. Christmas came and went in a bit of a blur, but something about being around the people who know you best makes you feel alive again. At the beginning of my time home, Mom was pretty committed to making a viral … Continue reading Things over Christmas

I fell in love at 24

  I love to make announcements.  I certainly chose the right profession, because basically my job includes announcing things for hours each day while children are expected to give me their undivided attention. #dreamsdocometrue A few Sundays ago, I made a quick stop in Port Huron to spend the day with my sweet family. My family … Continue reading I fell in love at 24