Tag Archives: putting others first

Confessions of a People-Pleasing, Recognition-Desiring Momma

“I think I might get the Sunshine Award tomorrow,” Micah, my third-grader, informs me one evening recently. My heart sinks. I happen to know that if he was the recipient of this award, I would already have been contacted by … Continue reading

Posted in Children and Family, Heart Ponderings, Mothering, Self-Discovery | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Purple and Green

As I prepared my three-minute reflection for my grandmother’s memorial service, floods of memories of Grandma from the past twelve years poured into my thoughts.  Twelve years ago, my husband and I moved to Indiana.  Only three hours away from Wheaton, … Continue reading

Posted in Children and Family, Heart Ponderings | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments