It's been almost one month since Saida Grace has become our numero cinco family member, and it's been a whirlwind. It has been the longest month I can remember. It has also been the shortest month ever, and time has FLOWN by... Such a weird and normal dichotomy. Double dichotomy I guess! Thus, I decided, … Continue reading almost one month/blog change
I've seen other bloggers do 5 things on Friday or some other variation of this "update" bulletin, but 7 is a holy/Biblical number, and I have a lot on my mind... so let's see what happens in the next 10 minutes or so. 1// I'm due in one week (and being induced sooner than that). … Continue reading 7 Things Saturday – 12/3
I suppose it's ironic that after I post about being content and grateful I get tried. Tested. This morning I noticed that someone (a neighbor) has presumably cashed a check of ours twice. We hired him to do some power washing after he told us about his ill mother and his lack of job. It's … Continue reading love thy neighbor?
**Author's Note: I suppose I need to make a decision on whether or not to blog, journal, notate, create, brainstorm, list, and the like on paper, in journals, in planners, or on a blog. Besides, if I am not going to actually publish these “thoughts,” (which I won’t publish ALL thoughts - too boring…) then … Continue reading On Contentment
For the last few nights, I have been up listening to my sick baby sniffle and cough. He's been having a hard time, and there is very little I can do about it. A mix of allergies and a baby cold, there is no quick treatment option except to ride it out, even if that means a few sleepless nights … Continue reading Broken Together
*note: another hand-written journal entry from a couple of months ago. forgive the back-dating as I catch up* I was in the shower the other night when a thought struck me - as a society, as women, as moms, I think everyone is playing the short game. We, the people, focus in on the here … Continue reading Long Game
Every Memorial Day, I end up with a heavier heart than I expect. Because, yes, it is nice to have a day off... and another day with my husband and children together as a family. And yes, it is always fun to get together to swim or eat hamburgers and hot dogs with friends or … Continue reading In Memoriam