I got a little sad

I have had a lot of blog posts formulating in my head. I want to share so much with you. I have wanted to share what I have been up to; some cool updates. I have wanted to share with you some fun or helpful or pretty new finds so that you can enjoy them like I have. I thought that ...

This time of year

I remember when I wrote this post -- about the autumn leaves crunching under my feet and the smell of firewood in the air. I remember it so vividly, yet it was over six years ago, when my daughter was not even six months old. She was just starting to speak, as she was an incredibly early (and eager) ...

A tree

Yesterday, I had one of those good mom days. I felt accomplished, as I took care of both my kids, alone, for the entire day. I took them on a playdate and it was great. The little one napped. We all got ice cream. I even ran errands. With them. Outnumbered. On the car ride home from the last ...

That feeling.

A few months ago, I wrote about how my son and I were just starting to find our groove. I wrote all about my feelings in that post--the good ones and the hard ones--and the truth is, my evolution with him has continued. And not just in the normal "relationships evolve" way, but in a way that ...

In sickness and in health.

We were huddled together, sharing a tiny bed in the ER hallway, as the hospital was so crowded that there were no spare rooms. I was wearing a gown and motorcycle boots and he made a headrest for himself with his coat, so that he could lean against the nurse's station. We couldn't see most ...

My Shop is Closed

(via Ramshackle Glam's Pinterest Page) ser·en·dip·i·ty ˌserənˈdipitē noun noun: serendipity; plural noun: serendipities the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way. *** Yesterday, I read a post that brought me to tears. My girl Jordan over at Ramshackleglam wrote the most beautiful piece entitled, "Not So Brave", about the impending (like, this week) birth of her ...

The Magnificent Seven, The Son Edition.

Looking back, I found the note I wrote to my daughter when she turned seven months, a love letter detailing milestones in her life and expressing my profound love. Today is my son's seventh month birthday, and so, for him I shall do the same. Dearest baby, My sweetness; My light. Today you are seven months old. A magnificent ...

A Baby Story, Chapter 5: A Happy Ending

D-day had arrived. Or, should I say, D-night. D-night, as in due night. D night as in delivery night. D night as in “Do you think I can really do this? With no drugs?” D is for drug free, don’t you know. My water was broken, My contractions were steady, My IV was in, It was, Actually, Really, Truly, No doubt about it, Happening. Yet, still, there were ...