Follow Up: I posted my ME TOO blog yesterday evening and I’ve received so many kind words and messages as well as other individuals saying my words encouraged them to try and tell their own stories. In just a few short hours after posting I heard from former students, dear friends, family members and strangers… Continue reading something else…
Our family grew by 7 pounds and 15 ounces on September 9th when we said hello to Miss Tatum Elizabeth. A bundle of pink and perfection. Here. Just see for yourself… Is she not The Most? The most of ALL THINGS worth stopping EVERYTHING…just to stare and lean into her every movement and sound. The… Continue reading hello little girl…
I am trying to squeeze all my thoughts on this topic into a blog post and it’s IMPOSSIBLE. Oh for the splendor of having someone in your life that gets you! That knows you. That knows you and hey…loves you anyway. The one who remembers things about you that you’ve long since forgotten, but speaks… Continue reading g i r l f r i e n d s.
I was having a conversation with my mother-in-law, aka Hunney…aka Judith…about life and health and responsibility and such…she has a mass amount of land that requires her attention and during the course of our chat I told her Kurt mentioned us growing a garden. Funny. As keen as the idea seems, I am the last… Continue reading find your happy place.
Parenting is not optional. It’s expensive and exhausting and 3 out of 7 days each week you will want to turn in your resignation. Dear God, I regret to inform you I can no longer serve as caregiver of this child. I have decided to take another route. Sincerely, Me Stick around. God gave you… Continue reading hey little mama.
So my 30 year high school reunion is coming up in two weeks… Thirty years?! Really? Where did it go?! What have I done since 1987? Let’s think…So I went to college, got pregnant, got married, had a baby, sold Pampered Chef, sold Discovery Toys, had another baby, got my real estate license, sold some… Continue reading l a g n i a p p e.
If no one has told you yet I’m breaking the news…consider this information a gift… Life will bring you pain. Isn’t it fantastic! You don’t have to wonder anymore! You don’t have to wonder if you’re going to escape life’s blows!!! You’re NOT! You ARE going to get hit…square between the eyes…at some point…with heartache… Continue reading let it do what it came to do.
Dear Ella, Today was Mother’s Day and while I was counting my motherhood blessings I was counting you. One year ago this month your Poppy called to say you’d be joining us for dinner. I left to meet you both at the house and we’ve been together ever since. Together we’ve learned and done so… Continue reading high calling.
You have someone to bring you coffee every morning…and if needed…wine every night. Dating your spouse is a million times better than any date you’ve ever been on. There’s nothing awkward…there’s a million things to talk about…and #3 3. When you go out to eat and you want the enchilada plate but you can’t decide… Continue reading 10 reasons I think you should consider marriage.
…if you have children, and especially daughters who watch your every move, you will appreciate this. We took communion on our couch this morning while watching our church online. Yes we did…Ella has been sick the past couple of days and we decided to stay in, yet not miss a good word from our beloved… Continue reading you don’t love Jesus?…