A lot has changed in the past ten years, and even more this year. Going through pictures and memories from this year has me remembering the big adventure we have lived! I love doing a year in review and am trying to get better about documenting my life and adventures here. 2010 Celebrated one year… Continue reading Year In Review // Decade Recap
I hope you know how incredible you are. That if you have survived this, survived this year, that you can do anything. Even though you were so young, you’ve endured one of the hardest things any person would have to go through. And you ROCKED IT. You aren’t perfect and we all struggle, but you… Continue reading A Letter to my Children
The darkness is good for us. As I was putting my youngest to bed tonight, she complained about how dark her room was, as she does every night. And every night I tell her how even though she may not like it, the dark environment is good for her. It is beneficial to help her… Continue reading The Darkness is Good for us.
(Yes, some pictures are sideways. No, I can’t figure out how to fix it. I have tried all week and lost interest. Just tilt your head sideways and voila!…) Grieving with three young kids is tough. I have all these emotions and thoughts, but I don’t have the time or opportunity to process them. My… Continue reading Compelled to Breathe
This is going to sound like the biggest ba-humbug statement ever, but our family doesn’t do Santa. (I know, I can hear you gasping in horror from here). Now, please let me explain. I am not out to make my kids’ childhoods terrible or deprive them of something awesome. It is just something that we decided… Continue reading Why We Don’t Do Santa