If you have been following us these past few weeks, you know that we are just finishing 2 graduations the past two weekends. It is hard to admit that we have a college graduate and only one more child in high school. Guess it is time to admit that my wife and I are getting older.
As we have prepared for our kids graduations, we found ourselves reflecting and going through all our old photos and reminiscing about our younger years. When Number 1 was born, I was there with th
This past weekend found us in Waco Texas to celebrate Number 1’s graduation from Baylor University. It was a great weekend with family. It included a 12-hour drive down on Thursday and a 12-hour drive back on Sunday. The drive to our destination seemed much quicker , as the anticipation of the events that awaited us made time fly by. The drive back to Nebraska, however, was not full of the same excitement. We officially celebrated Mother’s Day and Number 4’s 16th birthday w
I hate to admit this one, but I really do need to confess. Last night, after a discussion with my dear husband of near 25 years, I secretly, in my head, envisioned a scene from “ when the male and female stars sang-argued, “I can do anything better than you…” In fairness to my husband, it is not true in that I can’t do everything better than him; there is a LOT that he is great at, and far exceeds my abilities. In that moment, however, I certainly felt like I had it all figur
It is graduation season, and we have two in the house this year – one from college and one from high school! Number 1 and Number 3 have reached new milestones; as Number 2 and Number 4 continue the journey. At the same time, my husband and I are caught in between the busyness of the end of school year concerts and banquets, and celebrations to come that inspire us to look back on the 18-and-22-year life cycle of the kids. The nice thing about having multiple kids, is that we