Two significant things happened today. I watched my daughter's Kindergarten graduation, complete with songs, a P.E. showcase (which was a dance), and a slide show of a cap and gown picture of every last Kindergartner advancing to first grade in the school. Luckily, this is a small town. I opened up the two boxes that … Continue reading School house rocked
I became a mom for the first time on October 4, 2011. I was just shy of 40 weeks along and it was a planned C-section. My medical history is complicated, and although I would have loved to have squatted in a bathtub and gone the all natural route, that wasn't to be for me. … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day
Have you ever told yourself that you're not something that you could be? My whole life I've told myself, and anyone who mentioned the word, that I am not a runner. I'm not a runner because I don't run. I don't like to run. I don't want to run. I'm not good at running. I … Continue reading I just felt like running
The last few nights have been some of my harder nights as a mom. If you're a mom, you know that there are SEVERAL nights that will rival for this title, so maybe you're already nodding along saying, 'Amen, sister,' but let me just start by saying these have been the kind of nights where … Continue reading The struggle is real
Christmas came, Christmas went... no snow. I know all you Tennessee friends are laughing at me right now, but I really believed there was a chance! I mean, the weather looked very promising, and if I'm telling the full story, we did see snow flurries on Christmas Eve for about 45 seconds as we were … Continue reading It really is the most wonderful time of the year
Oh, I'm not done with Christmas, Readers! Not yet! Not even close! I wish I would have thought to do a 12 blogs of Christmas, because there is just that much, but hey- there is always next year! So for today, I want to head back to our dear friend Mary (as in Jesus' mom). … Continue reading More on Mary…
I hate that song. I'm sorry if it's your favorite Christmas song, but I'm definitely not a fan. Is it new? I think I heard it for the first time last year, and now there are covers of it! Are there really multiple recordings of this terrible ballad? I can't get into it because although … Continue reading Mary, did you know?