For months and for reasons unknown, Will has been incredibly fearful of riding his bike. The only reason that I can think is that a few months ago he fell off his bike, and my ever-so-cautious first-born has refused to get on his bike ever since. We tried everything we could think to get that … Continue reading #142 Be Brave, Little One.
Currently obsessed with the different flowers that have been blooming in our yard. They look so pretty on our kitchen coffee bar.
As we were playing outside today, Will asked me about clovers. I told him that usually clovers only have three leaves, but if you are lucky, you may find one with four leaves. This little turkey found not one, but three four-leaf clovers. He is one lucky little man - with eyes like a hawk, … Continue reading #139 Four-leaf Clover.
I seriously cannot get enough of these two together. Their love for eachother just melts my heart. These are just some pictures over the last few days with them; a day in the life with these two.
Mommy & Will lunch date: I told Will I would take him wherever he wanted to go for lunch. His choice? “The blue place!” (aka Culver’s). Give this kid a grilled cheese and an ice cream, and his day is made!
This weekend, we went on a short bike ride down to the park a few blocks away from our house. The sun was shining, there was finally no rain, and it was warm enough to enjoy a day outdoors.
Following the loss of my mom, I was given the name of a counselor who has been incredibly helpful helping me navigate grief. I had seen her a couple of times in the months following my mother's death, and I had not seen her in some months when I decided I was due for another … Continue reading #120 Farewell, For Now.
While we were eating dinner last night, Will started talking excitedly about Christmas and Santa Claus. As he was talking about Santa making a visit to our house, he asked me, "Mommy, what gift should we get for Santa?" I then explained that we leave out cookies and milk for Santa. Will then replied, "He … Continue reading #119 Sandwich for Santa.
I have a photograph that sits on my desk. It was taken the fall that we found out my mother had stage IV breast cancer. The fall foliage was absolutely stunning that year, and her wish was to get a great family picture while all of us were together that weekend. Those pictures that we … Continue reading #117 Photographs.