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I had a birthday this weekend, and it was lovely but also bittersweet. I turned 33 with my family beside me, happy to be where I am in life, happy with those around me, except for one who is missing. … Continue reading
We wore our pajamas and watched last year’s ball drop on YouTube. We watched the third Harry Potter movie… And toasted with sparkle “spear” as Jacob calls it. Jackson learned to toast and loved it! A new year… I can’t … Continue reading
What does a mom do when she gets a little over an hour to herself? Lush bath bomb and a glass of wine, of course!
It has been five months, 21 days and about 13 hours since I received the worst phone call of my life. What everyone wants to know is how I am doing. What everyone wants to hear is that I am … Continue reading
It was a whirlwind of a day. Jackson wasn’t feeling great, and I can really tell in the pictures of him. I had messages of love all day, sweet and thoughtful gifts, and good food. I guess this getting older … Continue reading
This post is not about a baby (!!). It’s about me. While I could wax poetic for paragraphs about how I have changed as a person, I’m not going to share that here. That’s for me to know (and Jesus. … Continue reading
Photo credit goes to Linda. Thanks for getting me into a shot!
For many stay at home moms, weekends are not much different from weekdays. Some moms have additional help from husbands who are off of work, but their work doesn’t really end or lessen. I still get that “Friday feeling” when … Continue reading