Today, I watched him run to the door of that newly built brick schoolhouse, backpack hugged tightly over his shoulders, and an unbreakable smile on his face. We have started our second full week of our first year in school. My baby, my big baby. Up until today, I was able to walk him in,…… Continue reading A Lesson to Learn
What if I said that I was told I would have to deliver both of my boys by c-section, but manage to have both of them naturally? Would you believe it?You should, it happened. ;-)I'm a stubborn woman. Therefore, it only seem right that my children be as well. Both of them proved just how…… Continue reading Bound & Determined: No Cesarean For Me!
I have recently taken advantage of the fact that some wonderful human being decided to put all 7 seasons of Gilmore Girls on Netflix, while also adding a more recent follow-up series Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life. I always loved the simplistic beauty of life in Stars Hollow, but had forgotten just how…… Continue reading Dreaming of Coffee at Luke’s
Some days I feel like Wonder Woman, and some days I resemble Eeyore. I have days where I feel like I can conquer the world, and days where I have to struggle to get out of bed. There are days when I feel like I have it all together, and times when I can’t imagine…… Continue reading I’m Not a Superhero, and That is Okay
Whenever Easter comes around, I can’t help but to be overwhelmed with emotion. I think this has only increased since becoming a mother. (I blame it on the crazed jumbling of hormones that never quite goes to back self-correct mode). I become engulfed with a combination of awe, love, sorrow, but mostly faith. I am…… Continue reading Preparing for Passion
Yesterday, my oldest child turned 4 years old. Each time I hit another yearly marker in the life of my children, I end up reflecting on their journey so far. Reliving the memories like a vivid dream. Full of ups and downs. Sparked with color and noise. A mixture of joy and sadness, all at…… Continue reading Life In Vivid Color
Surely I am not the only one whose child says the craziest things, right?! My oldest recently sat beside me while I was lying down and said, “Mom, your belly looks kind of old.” I couldn’t help but laugh and have him further explain. Apparently, from his position, my stretch marks made my belly look wrinkly,…… Continue reading Your belly looks kind of old.