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Grief at Christmas
I’m struggling this Christmas. I want to make it magical for my kids–because my Christmases growing up were magical–but those memories make me sad. I can’t help but think back on Christmas Eves snuggled next to my mom and little … Continue reading
Canyon Fire 2
We had a few scary days thanks to the canyon fire 2. It’s burned over 8,000 acres, which includes homes and my favorite hiking areas. 😦 It started off a very calm day, and then the wind came blowing in … Continue reading
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Baby boy gets his first haircut 😭
I’ve been holding out on this, folks. The first haircut is a big milestone, and Jackson has these darling baby curls, and once you cut them they are gone. Sigh. The boys are in a wedding this weekend, and I … Continue reading
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
We celebrated Riley’s life with the things he loved best: family, friends, chipotle, Chevelles, and Chuck E Cheese (okay, he didn’t love chuck E Cheese BEST, at least not as an adult). It was a hard day, but we were … Continue reading
My poor baby smashed his hand yesterday. It was horrible. The tip of his little baby pinky came off. There was a lot of blood, but I was more upset than he was. He was his sweet, happy self through … Continue reading
I’ve been listening to this song over and over. “Brother” by needtobreathe.
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Jacob and the butterfly
Jacob made me cry pretty hard today. A while back, my mom told Jacob that when you see a butterfly, it’s someone from heaven trying to say hello. Today as we got out of the truck after school a huge … Continue reading
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Goodbye, dear friend
I haven’t wanted to write this. I haven’t wanted it to be true. We had to say goodbye to our sweet Koal dog. It’s so hard waking up in this house without him. I keep thinking I’ll look out the … Continue reading
this happened :(
Jacob’s beloved dinosaur bank from Auntie TJ, uncle Jeff, Nikiel, and Kevan broke. It was really heavy…oh how he cried! Poor guy.