Marriage

With You by My Side

My ten year anniversary is approaching.  Naturally I'm getting all reflective and lovey and sentimental in preparation. The following is a result of this state of mind. Hope you enjoy! It's been a blink, yet a lifetime. A decade of days stacked together, connecting like powerful and delicate stones to create a forever foundation and… Continue reading With You by My Side

Me

Dear Summer, I’m Ready

My child prayed for my legs. He was almost 3 and was so concerned about them being exposed to sunlight that he actually prayed about it. If that doesn't scream, I never bare my legs, I don't know what does. He was curious why I was going in the backyard to play in my underwear.… Continue reading Dear Summer, I’m Ready

Me, Mommy

A Letter on the Last Day of Kindergarten

Dear sweet child, You did it! Your first year of school ended today and you made it through the year better than I could have imagined. I don't think it's really hit either of us that it's over. These last few weeks have been a whirl of birthday parties and last soccer practices and games… Continue reading A Letter on the Last Day of Kindergarten

Mommy

Dear Mom, Now I Know

For many years I never truly understood what being a mom really meant. I looked at my baby pictures and you were always smiling so big. You always had fun activities for us to do and dressed me in frilly little dresses. I was thankful for such a great childhood, but I never knew what… Continue reading Dear Mom, Now I Know

Me, Mommy

A Mother’s Butterfly Life Cycle

I homeschooled my first child. It wasn't long, just for preschool, but that year was such a sweet and fun time. I made lesson plans and prepped materials each night. We started off with rug time and learned days of the week, months and weather. That turned into reading a book about the day's lesson… Continue reading A Mother’s Butterfly Life Cycle

Marriage, Me

A Letter From My Husband

My husband wrote a letter to me. About me. First let me say, I got his approval to share this. Trust me, I know how scary it can be to share written thoughts. I have a pep talk with myself each time I share a blog post. It's like freeing little thought butterflies. You think… Continue reading A Letter From My Husband

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