everything

My Year in Review: 2015

2015 was an awesome year for me. Here’s some of what I did (in no particular order): I got accepted to grad school! I accepted a graduate assistantship with Family, School, and Neighborhood Engagement. I completed square dancing lessons and went through plus square dancing lessons. I started clogging. I attended my first two professional conferences.… Continue reading My Year in Review: 2015

everything

Being Big for Kids: #GivingTuesday

It's been a while since I've made a post about spending time with Ryan, our Little. Sorry about that. We definitely have been meeting with Ryan, and we've still been having an awesome time. Just Sunday, we went to see Minions, which is a fantastic movie! It's nearly been once year since we were matched… Continue reading Being Big for Kids: #GivingTuesday

everything

On One Year of Marriage

Happy Labor Day, US folks! For me, this Labor Day marks one year of being a married woman (and six years of being with my husband)! Growing up, I always heard the first year of marriage is the hardest one, but I think it's been the best year of our relationship. I just wanted to take a… Continue reading On One Year of Marriage

everything

Being Big for Kids: Great Times

This is the sixteenth post in a series on being part of a Big Couple through Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you haven’t read the previous posts and would like more context, please click here for an archive of the posts.  What kid doesn't love an arcade? Personally, I was never a big fan of the crowds… Continue reading Being Big for Kids: Great Times

everything

Being Big for Kids: Kayaking on the Canal

This is the sixteenth post in a series on being part of a Big Couple through Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you haven’t read the previous posts and would like more context, please click here for an archive of the posts.  Big Brothers Big Sisters has many organizations it partners with that allow us to receive discounts… Continue reading Being Big for Kids: Kayaking on the Canal

everything

Being Big for Kids: Family Craft Night

This is the fifteenth post in a series on being part of a Big Couple through Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you haven’t read the previous posts and would like more context, please click here for an archive of the posts.  As you may know, I work for a public library. Each library in our system has… Continue reading Being Big for Kids: Family Craft Night

everything

Being Big for Kids: 5th Grade Graduation

This is the fourteenth post in a series on being part of a Big Couple through Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you haven’t read the previous posts and would like more context, please click here for an archive of the posts.  As someone who is goal-oriented, celebrating progress comes naturally... especially when that progress is something as… Continue reading Being Big for Kids: 5th Grade Graduation

everything

Being Big for Kids: Conner Prairie

This is the thirteenth post in a series on being part of a Big Couple through Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you haven’t read the previous posts and would like more context, please click here for an archive of the posts.  Conner Prairie is an interactive history park that utilizes volunteers, actors, technology, actual historical buildings, animals,… Continue reading Being Big for Kids: Conner Prairie

everything

Being Big for Kids: Seeing JOSEPH

This is the twelfth post in a series on being part of a Big Couple through Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you haven’t read the previous posts and would like more context, please click here for an archive of the posts.  My husband works for a local theatre in Indianapolis, and we are both interested in all… Continue reading Being Big for Kids: Seeing JOSEPH

everything

Being Big for Kids: First Apartment Visit

This is the eleventh post in a series on being part of a Big Couple through Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you haven’t read the previous posts and would like more context, please click here for an archive of the posts.  There is a three-month waiting period before a match is allowed to spend time at the… Continue reading Being Big for Kids: First Apartment Visit