Six months ago today, my husband and I welcomed our baby boy into our lives. That day changed many things, as new babies do, but it also opened the door for much self-learning. The past 184 days have held challenge and joy, weakness and strength. Motherhood isn’t for the faint of heart, but the smile on my little guy’s face makes it all worth it. Continue reading
Christmas, that most wonderful time of the year. It can be also be challenging: winter storms muddle travel, parties over-fill our calendar, family can have its own dynamics. Nevertheless, it has always been my favorite holiday. Continue reading
This past year has been one of the biggest adventures of my life. It’s held ups and downs, twists and turns, good fortune and unexpected challenges. Most of all, it has all revolved around becoming a mom. Continue reading
Joy, an emotion that lights up the eyes of a child when they open a gift to find their dreams come true. It fills the soul like a warm cup of soup on a winter’s night. It switches out wrinkles for smile lines on the eldest person’s face. No time is joy more easily come by, nor taken away, as at Christmas. Continue reading
As school lets out and summer begins, what are some of your favorite summertime memories? Continue reading
In anticipation of Memorial Day this weekend, I decided to share a post I wrote several years ago. It says well what I’d still say today.
I’ve always considered myself to be patriotic. I love flag etiquette, singing the national anthem and other patriotic songs, and studying about how we became this great nation. However, it wasn’t until this weekend that I realized those feelings are actually thanks to my family.
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