Category Archives: self

Happy birthday to me

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

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Happy New Year

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

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Time out

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! 

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How are you doing?

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

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A birthday in the books

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

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You’ve come a long way, baby

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

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Me and my loves

Photo credit goes to Linda. Thanks for getting me into a shot!

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My happy place

                                                            

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A day in the life: Friday edition

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

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Stitch Fix January 2016

Warning: this post is about fashion, so if you have come here to see pictures of my adorable kids, you should skip this one. 😊 i haven’t really shared about Stitch Fix before, and I should, because it’s really amazing! … Continue reading

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