Here’s the thing about Healing…

Feb 19th, 2016 Gavyn, Nevin Amanda Stanley 5 min read

Monday as I was driving around I had a revelation. It was probably not a big one and I’m sure many have had it before, but for me it was new. See, February is sort of hard for me. It is the end of winter, we still have a good chunk of school left, the routine is getting to me, and to top it off…

Sick Days

Feb 10th, 2016 everyday, Gavyn Amanda Stanley 3 min read

Sorry for the lack of blogs this week. My head as been wrapped around my new novel and hasn’t left much room for blog ideas. It finally happened. I knew it would. Gavyn has been fighting a head cold the last day or so, and l have been on high alert for a seizure. Last night before I went to bed I went in to…

Be Awesome

Feb 4th, 2016 everyday, Gavyn, Quotes Amanda Stanley 4 min read

We have a chalkboard in our kitchen; it is part of my “command center” where I keep all the boys school junk. I was super excited to get a chalk board that I could change out and have fun with. Right now it reads: Whenever I get sad I stop being sad and start being awesome. I wrote that on there two Octobers ago. So…

Falling Apart

Feb 3rd, 2016 everyday, Gavyn Amanda Stanley 4 min read

The last six years of my life have had a theme: Fall apart, pick up the pieces, repeat. I regularly utter the phrase, “We are a disaster over here.” I don’t mean it in a pity way or even in a very serious way. I just know that life is always a work in progress and that work is messy. Really messy. When I finished…

The Journey I’ve Been On

Jan 22nd, 2016 everyday, Gavyn Amanda Stanley 5 min read

You know how some experiences and moments change the trajectory of your life and you’re never the wholesale mlb jerseys same? I’ve had a few of those over the years. Some that were more lighthearted than with others. But who wants to talk about those? Boring people. Joking. Anyway… Almost six years ago our lives changed drastically in one of those moments. I can still…