A man cannon-balled into the pool, and began a barrage of obscenities loud enough for any of us in a bathing suit to hear. His aggressive verbal vomit continued as he meandered over and chronicled to my husband and me, his paying for women, doing things to women and a description of the pornography he… More Why Love Wins
Maybe I believed the hype. The hype that I was now a pro at this mommy thing. Everyone, and I mean everyone from my mom, to my best friend, to my college roommate, to my hair dresser, to the lady that bags my groceries, to the elderly man that stopped me in the parking lot.… More My baby isn’t easy
The Drake Relays bring thousands of people out to watch a track meet. America’s Athletic Classic, they call it. The aroma of turkey legs and popcorn. The white tents lining the entrance to the big blue track. The bang of the starting gun and the roar of applause. It all smells, looks and sounds just like I… More Welcome to the Hall of Fame
While I’ve been on a maternity break from anything PreachTeach (well… anything for that matter), I have been putting serious (although sleep-deprived) thought into my future as The Preach Teach. When I started this blog (Read my first post here), it was more for the purpose of keeping my feet wet in the teaching world.… More What is my next step?
Chocolate or poop? Chocolate or poop? One of my favorite lines to recite from the movie Baby Mama. Never did I think I’d be asking the question to myself… although, I have scolded, “We don’t poop on the rock!” So really, nothing should surprise me at this point… I am still getting used to this… More Chocolate or Poop? Chocolate or Poop?!
I think of you when I look at my kids. I yearn to hear you laugh at the crazy things they do. I wish you’d stop by the house and take us out for lunch. I still feel I should leave an empty chair for you at their activities or birthdays. You were always a couple minutes late but prepared with your video camera. I wish you weren’t a memory to them. I wish you weren’t a story.… More Two years since goodbye
January 11. t’s a date I’ll never forget. A date that put a before and after in my life. Two years ago, on this date, my dad fell. For a week, I floated on a cloud of surrealness, fear and hope. … More I still miss him
Introducing our newest family member. Sean Jacob joined our family December 31, 2014.… More Introducing Our Last Baby
Each morning my day starts with a little girl, not quite two, climbing into my bed, crawling on top of me and snuggling into me as though I am the most comfortable pillow. Twenty minutes later, she hands me my glasses and then my phone. Time to get up! While her brothers are still asleep, she requests a Gogurt… More I’m Sorry I’m Ruining Your Life, Little Girl
Happy 7th Birthday to my first born. That’s right, 7! I cannot believe I have been a mother for 7 years today. More so, I am pretty impressed I haven’t screwed up exponentially because our science experiment, as my husband and I refer to the first born, is one pretty amazing kid. Here are 7… More How Are You Seven?! Happy Birthday, Little Man!