Marriage, Me

For Better, For Worse, and All the Mess In-between

We are coming up on ten years of marriage. Add six years of dating prior to that and I've pretty much been doing life with this person forever. I'm cool with that. He's not too bad. We mostly get along. I even love his dirty socks on the floor. (If you didn't read that one,… Continue reading For Better, For Worse, and All the Mess In-between

Me

28 Love Letters- the Update

  Can we all travel back about 6 weeks ago. I know it's asking a lot, but it's vital to the rest of this post. If you weren't with me that long ago, first I'm sorry you missed out on all the greatness and second click here to read the original post. I'll wait. Are… Continue reading 28 Love Letters- the Update

Me, Mommy

Sometimes we just want to be a blanket burrito…and that’s ok.

My ears literally ring from the silence the moment my kids are asleep. It's like I've been standing right next to the speakers at a rock concert and the silence on the drive home is deafening. ¬†Something occurs in that stretch of the night between dinner and bed. Is there a technical name for it?… Continue reading Sometimes we just want to be a blanket burrito…and that’s ok.

Me, Mommy

A Message of Hope: For All the Moms Worrying About Kindergarten

Dear (Almost) Kindergarten Mom, I have four words for you. You Can Do This! Ok, actually I have way more words, but we'll start with that. This is to all the moms (and dads) out there who are inching ever so close to your child's first year of school. You're about to get them registered… Continue reading A Message of Hope: For All the Moms Worrying About Kindergarten

Me

Handcrafted

I'm more beautiful today than I was 10 years ago.¬† Ok wait, let me try that again with a serious face. I'm working through these thoughts as I write, and I'll admit it sounds pretty bizarre to actually say that. Give it a try. I'm more beautiful today than I was 10 years ago. Did… Continue reading Handcrafted

Marriage, Me

Celebration

... because forever love is beautiful. She sat alone. Like shy flowers in the table's center, she's often noticed but quickly forgotten. From across the room he was in awe of her delicacy. Extending his strong hand and a warm smile she obliged, hesitantly. His brilliant eyes won her over. Dancing for 50 years, with… Continue reading Celebration

Me

28 Love Letters

I check the mailbox daily. While it's usually advertisements or bills, around birthdays or holidays it's fun to get a card or unexpected little treat. My in-laws are amazing about thinking of my kids and sending them little surprises. I love to see the joy on their faces when there's a card or package just… Continue reading 28 Love Letters