Relationships


When It’s Time To Slow 4

It’s been wild at LuitHaus lately. School started, in staggering steps, for my three, all in different stages and with differing amounts of excitement and trepidation. We ended three years of homeschool with a mighty whimper, and we are happy to have to had that experience, and a little melancholy […]


Leaving Home

She left on the Fourth of July, with her dad, whose job it is to run the camp in Alabama that she’s attending. That’s right. On a national holiday, she packed her bags and rolled away from me. NBD. She’s fourteen. She’s living on a college campus. Her goalkeeping skills […]


Mom’s Night Out Might Just Stay In 1

I was invited to an early screening of a movie being released on Mother’s Day weekend. My friends Melanie, Carisa and I settled into our seats with our swag bags with open minds. Until the dude said “this movie is faith-based” and has a nice but lighthearted message. I’m open […]


Why I Run: Ben’s Story 5

In 2006 I ran a 5k with my son, without any formal training.  I did it for my son’s school challenge because he wanted me to. I finished dead last in my age group, but I did it and that was it. I was happy to do it but as […]


Sticks and Stones 2

Photo credit: Rev Stan My husband has been getting an earful about the Richie Incognito/Jonathan Martin dustup within the Miami Dolphins organization. He is good to me, my husband. He lets me rant and rage and he nods his head and he says, “yes,” and “of course,” and “you’re right, […]