Beginning a New Season

Terrell and I  just had a long, fun weekend with our children. Since we're spread out in various cities and states, we treasure the gift of simply being together. Nowadays, we have various devices that enable us to communicate frequently, yet the richness of sharing silly or special moments, listening and talking in person, or…

The Sibling Circus

"Mom! I'm trying to do my homework, and he won't turn his music down!" "Mommyyyyy! He took the truck I was playing with and won't give it back!" "Momma! Will you tell her to get out of the shower? She's been in there forever!" Ah, the memories! Lots of episodes starring our children learning to live together.…

Building Bridges

Siblings.... What comes to mind? Best friend, arch-rival, giggles, tears, supportive, teasing, inseparable, irritating... It really depends on who you ask!  Growing up, my 3 brothers and I practically did everything together; I have lots of fond memories of just hanging out together ... even being bored, together.  At the same time, because we were…