A couple weeks ago at Disneyland, we were hurrying from California Adventure to Downtown Disney to get to our dinner reservation. Along the way, what should have been a completely normal scene—one I would typically consider sweet, or maybe even not notice—had me coming undone.
When I was in kindergarten, my mom’s friend told her that if I didn’t learn to speak up, I’d never make it in this world.
Little just came running through the house with a blanket, 3 random Legos snapped together and a plastic horse. He said he was going outside to play with Sam, his favorite neighborhood dog. Why, you might ask, would he need those accessories? Good question. But I guarantee he knew exactly why he wanted each specific […]
I had about 5 topics I wanted to write about for this post. And I’m hoping they’re topics I’ll get to someday. Because they were good. Heck, not just good. They were perfect. (And boy do I love perfect.) But life keeps reminding me that perfection isn’t always possible. At least not alongside happiness.
When someone mentions their grandmother, most people conjure up a similar image. And it’s not a velour-sweats-wearing, sporty-car-driving, Bachelor-watching, spunky lady who barely looks like a grandma, let alone a great grandma of four (soon-to-be five). Yep, my grandma—or Nana, as I call her—is different. She’s, well, cool. I’ve known this since I was a […]