April 2012 Archives


we were made for kindness

It was beautiful, and not because of any effort we put in ahead of time. The beauty was the women. For many it was not easy to come, to walk through that door, to step out of our comforts. But they were brave and we were blessed to have them there. Brothers, let us come… Read more »


changing the universe – {giveaway winner announced}

updated 5/1/12: The winner is commentator number 6, Jolie. I’ll send you an email shortly. Thanks, all for entering! Don’t forget that¬†OMF readers can use the code OMYFAMILY to save 10% on Chaging the Universe – the Shop orders! Friends and readers (who are friends I just haven’t met yet), Nicci of Changing the Universe…. Read more »


I want to miss it all

The boys wrestling with their daddy on the rug. The “hold my hand, Mommy” as we go down stairs every morning. The way my oldest whispers to his baby brother as they fall asleep at night. The “Mamamamama” jabber as the baby reaches for my face. The laughter at the dinner table. I know I… Read more »


slow and steady

Friday April 20, 2012: 160lbs – 27lbs lost! I’ve lost my routine. Maybe it has something to do with the current state of my kitchen (you think?) and the amount of time DanO and I spend dedicated to this remodel. I have only worked out 3 times week these last two weeks. (Whoops.) It’s not… Read more »