Did Someone Order a Sandwich? (The new normal of raising children while caring for an aging parent)

Did Someone Order a Sandwich? (The new normal of raising children while caring for an aging parent)

I try to keep my voice soft because: how can I really know the answers? So I do my best to be patient, not freak out, and answer. all. the. questions.

On being a member of the  sandwich generation which refers to those who take care of an aging loved one while still taking care of children.

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Maybe Some Potholes are Good For the Soul

Maybe Some Potholes are Good For the Soul

There are some things that just can't be "fixed," like parents dying, parents getting a divorce, or parents forced to give their child up for adoption.  We will have kids from all these circumstances, come May 29th.  I feel so grateful that I can't fix all that, because that would be a lot of pressure, to say the least.  As I step into the world of step parenting, I'm even more grateful that I know God will do something here and that he will fill these "potholes" with himself and his grace.  Oh, to know Jesus, gives so much freedom.    

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