The most wonderful sound to wake up to on a weekday morning is the pitter patter of little feet running down the hall towards our bedroom. I first hear the sounds of the creak of a door, the quiet click as the door catches in the latch, and then soft footsteps of sock-clad feet making … Continue reading #122 Wake Up Call.
I am back after some much-needed time away. It felt good to unplug, especially during the holidays, to be present with my family and focus on all the joy and the fun the holiday season can bring. This year brings a lot of planning. My husband's 40th birthday is this year, and I want to … Continue reading #121 New Year, New Resolutions.
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.
The boys had some fun playing in the leaves today. The giggling and the silliness the leaves brought out in the them was just too good to pass up, I had to sneak in a couple of photos.
I will post more about the wedding weekend once I get home, so for today I just want to post one of the pictures we received from Dad and Tammey from their wedding day. The day was absolutely beautiful. The ceremony was heartfelt and personal. It was easy to see the love my dad and … Continue reading #115 Our Family Today.
Before the wedding festivities began, Andrew, my brother, and my uncle took Will out to see the lake.
Our photographer is a magician, and we love her to pieces.
I really cannot handle shopping in baby stores. I recently helped host a baby shower for a dear friend in my office, and I needed to run to the baby store to shop for her gift. When I am with my husband and my kids, I have a distraction. Today, however, I did not have … Continue reading #109 Triggers.
The plague has hit our house, and it struck poor Will. He came down with a fever during school on Tuesday. I got a call from daycare to come get him; his fever was 100.4 and he was complaining of body aches. Since it was low grade I was not terribly concerned; Andrew and I … Continue reading #108 The Sickness.