When Mama Ain’t Happy

The old adage “when mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy” holds true in our house. I’ve noticed that my children’s emotions and attitudes often reflect my own. When I brood over an incident, the kids bicker at each other. When I rejoice over news, the kids gleefully torpedo around the house. When I grow quiet... Continue Reading →

New School Year, New Perspective

My husband works at a pretty rough inner-city high school: The Ridge (so affectionately called by the students and staff). This year alone*, my husband has witnessed more brokenness than seems possible for these young lives. Three of his students have been shot. One student was apprehended from his classroom with a gun concealed in... Continue Reading →

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