Kite Flying ~ Lake Michigan

Mostly just sharing some pictures today. Last week Hannah picked out a kite at a kite store in Mackinaw City, and the next day we went to the Lake Michigan shore near our house to take it for a spin. I will add a second post shortly from a little photo shoot I did with my sweet girl yesterday at Lake Michigan. She’s had an especially rough …

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Difficult Grace

This is not the post I intended for today, but it is the post that is necessary. I am failing in being like Christ. For 17 months now my husband’s elderly parents have lived in our house. These are people that I found unpleasant long before he moved them here. Varying degrees of dementia make this so much worse. This morning I found myself yelling at his …

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Homeschool – New Directions

As my sweet girl is 12 now, we are moving away from the full-package homeschool curriculum and tailoring her program not just to her needs, but to her interests. Those of you that have been around awhile know that Hannah has a severe mixed expressive-receptive language disorder that was diagnosed at the age of 3 by Dr. Stephen Camarata at Vanderbilt University. She has come a long …

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Parental Rights and Michigan Health Care

In the last week, a blog post by a Michigan mom has received a great deal of attention because of a sign at a Sparrow Health System doctor’s office and an interaction with office staff regarding a Michigan law stating they needed to have a 5 minute private conversation with her minor child. Here’s the sign: Here are updates to her original blog post HERE and HERE. …

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