The other day I got to revisit a classic story that I remembered from my childhood. I was fuzzy on the details but with the help of two kids who love hearing stories, I have been able to revisit many of these stories. One of those stories is about a baby bird. The story begins … More Are You My Mother?
Dear Big C & Little C, After today my heart felt ready to write you. My heart has been swelling beyond my body these 28 days since you came into my life at 11:50 on a Monday night screaming as I took you from your ill fitted booster. A boy who exited the car and … More Dear____,
I was a stubborn child. I would fight to the death on a wide variety of issues. In those moments, I would fight the world not caring if I won or loss. All I cared about was showing that I would never quit. My parents often would tell me a story about my stubbornness that … More The Gift of Stubborn
Right now my heart swells as I watch two kids play in the living room. A boy who verbally blames his sister for their moves is playing a game where his name is Luke and he’s 28 and in college to be an engineer. He is playing with sister and she’s a 16 year old … More He needs a Daddy more right now…
I do not even know where to begin I just know I need to. I know there have to be better days ahead but right now I am just tired. Don’t get me wrong I am so thankful for these two precious kids, our home is filled with laughter and family-esque things but we are … More Read & Repeat
Today was a day when my heart swelled a million times over. I find myself trying to take picture after picture mentally to capture each precious moment. Today however I couldn’t keep up. Today was a day that I will forever cherish. Today I went to work for part of the day and nothing especially spectacular happened. … More There’s always hope. There is hope.
The past couple of days I have felt irregularly emotional. Every five seconds I thought I would cry but couldn’t. Every little precious moment and every difficult one with the kids made me hold back tears. I have felt a lead block on my chest night and day. If you were to go up and … More Made to be Broken
Catchy title right? Look I am running on little sleep, heightened anxiety, tons of stress, lots of happiness, I’ve forgotten to brush my teeth more days than I care to admit and today when leaving for work I realized I made the kids lunch (in advance to help Matthew) but forgot to eat. My lunch? … More Better day.
Some days you have nothing left at the end and thats okay. … More Some days you can’t, but you do.