• Jill

    Bad things happen to good people and it SUCKS

    I have never been one to share my life on social media. I struggle even sharing the good, but for sure I don’t share the bad. I don’t want pity and I don’t want people to feel sorry for me. However, if by sharing my story it can help even ONE person, then it will be worth coming out of my comfort zone. This is a brief summary of some of the struggles I have had in my life. I probably could have written a book, but I will give you the short version! I feel like I’m about to address a support group: My name is Jill. I have…

  • Amy

    Now and Then

    Then…I woke to cries from a crib or requests for Cheerios and “ Dora”.  Or sometimes, it was a kick in the ribs and a desperate plea for a sippy cup of juice. Ah, the sippy cups of juice! Now… I wake before the alarm—the one I set every night “just in case”– to the nudge of a daughter in need of help with her ponytail or a middle school boy who can’t find his favorite socks. Apparently favorite socks is a thing.   Then…My grocery list essentials included baby wipes, the aforementioned juice (by the gallon), goldfish, and whatever checkout aisle toy it took to bribe their good behavior…