I love you my handsome cuddle bug, my love bug. Happy Birthday to you. Thank you for choosing me.
Today I’m surrounded by sadness. It’s a deep thought-out sadness that runs through every aspect of my life. From the worldwide scale all the way down to the family tragedies that are currently happening in my world, this sadness is hard to shake. Each of us goes through periods in our life where, “When it rains, it pours;” where we’re afraid if we hear one more ounce of bad news, we might break.
And do we slip? Absolutely. We’re human after all. But as long as we continue to self correct, and continue to try, we can’t be too hard on ourselves for the slipping that is bound to happen.
Where were you?
Economics class, senior year. Last night I asked my husband where he was. He was in that same class. I never knew it until that moment last night in bed as we said good night and our “I love you”s. (We weren’t in the same circle of friends in high school, and only really connected…
Life is just a series of waves. Some crashing into the shore line, others rolling peacefully on to the sand and slipping away. They happen simultaneously as different parts of our life carry on in different story lines as they erode time. I find myself in the different waves of motherhood as my relationship with…
What to do this weekend?
Our Planned Surprise
So last August or so was somewhat of a wild ride. Our Anniversary On August 8th, we took a pregnancy test. We already suspected that I was pregnant but I wanted to see the positive test result on our 4 year wedding anniversary. To no surprise, it was positive! We went on our anniversary date…
Thank you, RIE Parenting
My husband is going to travel for work for a couple of days. I told my 2yo (will be 3 next week), and she seemed unfazed. Later in the morning she was asking to eat her yogurt on the couch. We never eat on the couch and it has never been an option. I calmly…
Less Toys, More Play
Minimalism is now something that I try to implement in my own life while living with my husband and daughter. While on this journey, I hope to influence them through my new way of thinking, but I also try and be careful to not force it on them. Anything being forced on someone can’t be…
The day I said I would be your girlfriend 12 years ago today, was the best decision I ever made.