Parenting a Teen Through Grief Follow Up

Are there any other Valley parents struggling with  their teenager's grief?  Am I alone in this healing journey?  Guessing not.  I just happen to have a daughter who wears her heart on her sleeve and is stuck … [Read more...]

Mt Si High School – It’s A Healing Process

Mt. Si High School experienced a tragedy this week that profoundly touched its learning community of students, staff and parents.  Everyone is struggling to process not only the loss of a special person, but … [Read more...]

Remember – Botten Family Fundraiser Starts Tomorrow, 9/17

Please fill up your gas tank this week at Snoqualmie Ridge Gateway Gas and Deli to support the Botten family during this difficult time.  5 cents from every gallon of gas sold from Friday, 9/17 - Thursday, 9/23 … [Read more...]

Parenting a Teen Through Grief and Loss

We stayed up late with our daughter last night.  She was sad and exhausted.  We were exhausted, but we sat with her and just listened as she talked..... I won't pretend to be an expert walking down the path of … [Read more...]

Mt. St High School Color of Support

I originally posted that the Cody Botten color of support for tomorrow was tie-dye.  My daughter and her friends informed me that Cody's grandmother has requested white be the color for tomorrow.... Keep … [Read more...]

Cody Botten – A Young Life Cut Short

There is not much to say.  It is with an ache in my heart and a lump in my throat that I am making a post I dread.  Cody Botten passed away today.  Please keep the family in your hearts and thoughts.  Please … [Read more...]

Cody Botten Fundraiser – Snoqualmie Ridge Gateway Gas and Deli

Snoqualmie Ridge Gateway Gas and Deli will donate 5 cents from every gallon of gas sold this Friday, 9/17 - Thursday, 9/23 to the Botten family for  expenses during this difficult time.  There will also be a … [Read more...]

Cody Botten Candle Light Vigil Update

It was a peaceful, beautiful site... 400- 500 people coming together for a common goal. I believe Cody could feel the love of all his friends and classmates last night. What comfort and support our kids … [Read more...]

MSHS Candle Light Vigil for Cody Botten

There will be a candle light vigil for Cody Botten at 8PM tonight, September 14, 2010.  The location is the Snoqualmie Ridge soccer fields adjacent to Cascade View Elementary School. The vigil is geared … [Read more...]

Mt Si High School – Strong Friends Holding Together

Our high school experienced a tragedy over the weekend.  I kept thinking my next post would be about the lessons I learned head coaching my first soccer game.... thoughts about what I learned from losing and … [Read more...]

Here We Go – Saturday Morning Soccer Games!!

Ready, set, go.... Saturday morning youth soccer games are here! Today marks the start of our family's fall tradition... multiple morning soccer games.  Two kids just downed  smoothies and tore out of the … [Read more...]

Boeing Classic Final Round….

Today marks the final day of the Boeing Classic.  The players begin teeing off around 11:30AM.  Local favorite Fred Couples tees off at 11:35.  Fred was having a great first day until the final 4 holes when … [Read more...]

Oh, The View From The 12th Hole at the Boeing Classic

So have you seen the view of Snoqualmie Falls from the 12th tee of TPC Snoqualmie Ridge?  I finally have because my husband and I walked the whole course  this week.   I've been to past Boeing Classic … [Read more...]

Crush Update…

The U11 Crush team played their first Tournament at Mt. Si game tonight.  It was a great game against Stod Eagles of Bellevue.  Crush lost 3-1 in a great pitcher's duel.  How do I know this?  Because the … [Read more...]

Crush! Once Just a Soda – Now Snoqualmie Baseball!

That's right... Crush (once just a soda) is now synonymous with youth baseball in Snoqualmie.  In case you haven't guessed yet, the uniforms are bright orange - and very cool!  Crush baseball was started by … [Read more...]