Archives for September 2013

Blogger to WordPress: the Good, the Bad, and the Unexpected

On June 15th I made two huge moves. Kevin and I moved our family across the Pacific Ocean, and I* moved my blog from being hosted by Blogger to a self-hosted WordPress site. We spent months making both decisions, preparing for the moves, and we’ve spent the time since trying to untangle the mess that […]

Did You Ever…?

Once upon a time, in my young(er) and debaucherous college days, I played [ahem] a party game called “I Never.” The purpose of the game was to [cough cough] get to know your friends better. You go around the circle and share something that you had “never” done and anyone who had done that thing […]

3 Reasons, Vol 6

It’s the 6 month anniversary of 3 Reasons I Love Catholicism!  Have you linked up lately?  No? I’d love to have you back.  Check out the previous link-ups for more information on the hows and whys. I’m taking the writing advice of Elmore Leonard via Simcha Fischer and leaving out the words readers skip.  Enjoy this month’s […]

Recess: Theme Thursday

I hope you like a good visual story. A few weeks ago, I put two and two together and realized that one of my beautiful kids struggles from deficient sensory integration. This isn’t an official diagnosis, by any means, but when the shoe fits, a mama knows. Oh, yes. She knows. As a means for […]

New York, here we come!

The last time my darling and I took any more than 24 hours away from our children was ages ago.  4 years ago (to be exact) we flew to Boston for a friend’s wedding.  It was a glorious weekend.  Friends, laughter, and sweet memories.  No wine, because I was pregnant with Gabriel, but I think […]