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Best. Brother. Ever.

Best. Brother. Ever.

You know, it’s funny. Twenty years after I hated my brother so much I was willing to smack him in the head with a frying pan (yep, actually did), we’ve come so far in our relationship. I consider him one of my best friends, and he always knows just how to cheer me up, evenRead More

Billy Ray Cyrus, Innocence and Ramen Noodles

Billy Ray Cyrus, Innocence and Ramen Noodles

“Hi. My name is Catherine. I am nine years old.” I glanced nervously over at my big brother, his grin both¬†mischievous¬†and proud. “Keep going,” he mouthed. I held the crayon written paper up in my shaking hand. “This is my favorite radio station. Can you please play Achy Breaky Heart? It’s my favorite song.” TheRead More

Let Me Tell You About My Other Brother

Let Me Tell You About My Other Brother

For awhile now, I’ve been sharing what’s on my heart about the tragic loss and aftermath of losing my brother Eric. But here’s the thing. God not only blessed me with one amazing brother, but with two. My brother Luke is five years older than me, and although we fought like crazy when we wereRead More

One thing leads to another…

One thing leads to another…

Playing…leads to…stealing…leads to…screaming…leads to…pushing…leads to… refereeing…leads to…hugging…leads to…biting…leads to…crying…leads to…scolding…leads to…more crying…leads to…feeding…leads to…flinging…leads to…cleaning…leads to…bathing…leads to…splashing…leads to…whining…leads to…more crying…leads to…Googling “at-home vasectomy.” If we don’t laugh, we’ll cry, so might as well find the funny!Read More

The Unsqueaky Wheel Gets Some Grease

I’d like to tell you about Erica. My second born. Her big sister gets all of the attention on momma’s blog, but little sister is a personality all her own. Anna is my squeaky wheel, mainly because she is three, and challenges and delights my mind in ways I never knew possible. Just tonight, AnnaRead More