Tag Archives: friendship

What I should have done when I found out my friend had Breast Cancer

How should you really support the cure?

Last June, a dear childhood friend was diagnosed with breast cancer.  My heart hurt for her.  I wanted to hug her neck and be there for her.  I wanted to make her meals and sit by her side while she went through chemo.  I wanted to help her out with her kids.  But I couldn’t… […]

The difference between ‘company’ and ‘fellowship’.

Nourish with Fellowship

When I was a little girl, company was a big deal.  It meant that our house would be full. Full of the smells of tasty food coming from the kitchen.  And leading up to the arrival of said company, full of busy and frantic cleaning. I loved the excitement of company.  I loved that our […]

Can’t never could.


When I was little and I would say the words, “I can’t…..” – my mom would always say this back to me, “Can’t never could…” Insert typical eye-roll from child here.  Especially after hearing it for the umpteenth time. But it is true. So I say it to my children. And they roll their eyes, […]

The heart of the snowstorm, no matter where you are from.

My last post was a little snarky jab at how Northerners and Southerners approach snow differently.  It was meant to be silly in a way – for both sides of the coin.  If you didn’t have a chance to read that post, check it out here…and then come back to something with a different tone […]

Racing for the Cure (& April): I Hate Breast Cancer

I race for...

I do this to myself every single time I sign up to run in a race. I wake up on race morning, trying to come up with a reason not to go. Is it raining? No, it’s a beautiful day. How are my knees feeling? I wouldn’t want an injury! They are fine. Ugh. I […]

To BFF or not to BFF, that is the question.

Coloring with a Friend

“Mommy, do I have to have a BFF?” – CurlyQ I can’t tell you how many times over the past couple of years that I have been asked that question.  It is usually posed after a birthday party or an event where her girlfriends tend to pair off with their closest pal – not her.  […]