Phillips: Party of Seven

Is it odd to have a three and a half month update? Probably, but the planets have aligned temporarily that have given me a reprieve from mommying, making it possible to type without “help” from little hands.  We will soon mark four months since our Forever Family Day with Caston, and in just under two weeks,…

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Sunshine in the Valley

I cried the whole way to church last Sunday. I was alone in the car, and I cried stinging tears from being overwhelmed by life and kids and circumstance. I cried so hard that I knew I couldn’t recover from the red, puffy eyes and sniffles before I walked into church. When we arrived in separate…

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Invisible Parenting

There’s no other way to say it. Last night, I had a very public, very humiliating parenting fail at the mall. It wasn’t a planned trip, which I’m sure added to a bit of the chaos. Nevertheless, the four of us there “acted ugly” as my grandmothers would have said. I’ll just jump straight to…

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