The unexpected blessings of motherhood

I was surprised by motherhood. I never expected it to turn out quite the way it did. After I gave birth to my first son, I remember being stunned when I realized that I was going to be responsible for this little human for a very long time. It had never occurred to me before …

Keeping Christmas all through the year

We had a Christmas tradition when my sons were little that used to make me crazy. It was a holiday custom my husband brought into our lives from his family, where Santa always delivered the family Christmas tree. Apparently, along with all the other gifts Santa Claus had to deliver all around the world, the …