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Spelling Our Way to Self-Worth

Last month my 11 year old won her elementary school’s first ever 5th grade spelling bee.  I was stunned the day she came home and confidently stated she wanted to sign up for it.  She had always had an A+ in spelling since kindergarten so it seemed like a natural progression aside from the fact … Continue reading


I woke up early this morning choking on nasal drip that won’t seem to end.  I’ve been sick for almost 2 weeks and the mornings are the worst.  I lay there trying to fall back asleep, but the coughing wouldn’t stop so I moved out onto the couch to save from waking Michael.  I set … Continue reading