Welcome to The Moat Blog!

Here you’ll find personal stories, advice, laughter, and hope from a wide range of sources. Hop in and grab a seat for the crazy ride. Because we should never walk (or drive) life’s road alone.

Enough: Can we ever be it or have it?

When my grandmother was alive, she always kept cookies on hand. Sometimes she would have a coffee can filled with her melt-in-your-mouth sugar cookies. I loved if I saw my name felt-markered on masking-tape stuck to the can’s flimsy plastic lid. They were my favorite. “Did you get enough?” she’d ask…

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Nice People

“Oh, Kay!” our ever-sweet and delightful school receptionist stopped me as I walked by on my way to grab a kid out of the carpool line. Sometimes after an assembly, we walk to get kids rather than drive through the line. I had stopped several times along the way to catch up with folks, so I was last…

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Modeling Perfect Imperfection

Singer, songwriter and author Andrew Peterson stopped by Dallas last week to inspire kids and adults alike. I don’t know Andrew, but if I did and if he and his family lived in Dallas, I think we’d be friends…

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Meet Kay Wyma

Kay Wyma Hi. My name is Kay. I'm a mother of 5. I'm a recovering enabler, procrastinator, controller, grammar hacker and am calendar challenged (among other things).
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