Our kids have a new adoring aunt, I have a lovely new sister-in-law, and we may even have a nice (as in hair combed, everyone smiling) family photo worthy of a holiday card (though most people who really know us probably won’t believe it’s authentic…). That’s right you guys, this past week (plus) was epic. […]
Back at the beginning of 2014, I declared that, for me, this year would be inspired by the word “brave”. At times, the word—the idea—has absolutely inspired me. At other times, it has absolutely taunted me. Lately, it’s been the latter.
There comes a point each and every day when I’m overcome with emotion about how truly special each of my children is. I’d love to say it’s first thing in the morning when I see their smiling faces. But, truth be told, I’m usually not thrilled that it’s so gosh darn early. And I’d love […]
Eleven years ago, I woke up on a Saturday morning with butterflies in my stomach. I was surrounded by people who meant the world to me, and looking forward to one of the most exciting days of my life. Makeup was applied — a lot of it. Hair was done — and aggressively hairsprayed. And in […]
…to the mom who cuts off the crust and knows yogurt can only be eaten with a specific spoon. …to the mom who spends ten minutes getting her child’s socks just right, so he can finally put on his shoes and head out the door to school. …to the mom who goes to mommy & […]