Sometimes I wish I could keep you small forever. We’d play dress up, and you would clip-clop around in my heels, or swagger across the room wearing your daddy’s tie. […]Read more
Today I got to say yes. So often this parenting thing is a long series of no’s. No, you can’t have dessert before dinner. (Because you need to learn healthy […]Read more
My youngest daughter has a new phrase she likes to throw around. “Can’t you spare a few minutes for your child?” She likes to use it when I’m working on […]Read more
To My Momma Friends, I have something to say, from one Momma to another. Give yourself some grace. In this world of comparison and endless expert opinions at our fingertips, […]Read more
Lately I find myself living in the Land of Just in Time. That’s the place where there are so many things on my schedule, so much going on, and so […]Read more
I’ve always been a fairly private person. Yes, I realize that sounds ridiculous coming from a woman who blogs publicly about her life and her family. However, for most of […]Read more
For those of you who aren’t aware, much of Texas has been “closed” for the last few days as we’ve had record low temperatures combined with a nice mix of […]Read more
She sat there calmly. Not crowding around the tree with her cousins and siblings, searching for a tag with her name on it. She watched it all with a small, […]Read more
I had a choice to make.
I could keep going the way I was. Putting on a brave face and trudging through the holiday. I could grudgingly go shopping, hang garland and put up lights.
Or, I could choose joy.
The well of patience had run dry a few hours before, my head was aching like the toddler had hit it with his plastic bat (which he had), and I had just watched the eight-year-old use glitter on the dining room table like she was Lil Wayne making it rain.Read more