Category: blessings

What Do You Like Best About Yourself?

“What do you like best about yourself?”  That’s the question I asked both my girls last night, as I was snuggling them in their beds.  Lizzy, age 6, giggled.  “What do you mean?”   “Do you like your laugh, your smile, your eyes?” I…

The Glory Parenting Years

Sometimes I feel like I am in the glory years of parenting. Seems like each day is perfect and then we have another and it’s perfect, too. Sure there are plenty of not so great a days but those a very few compared to…

Slow Motion Day

Today has been one of those days I wish I could play again over and over in my head. A day that you need to think about in rainy, good for nothing days. A day where you are not sure how you got the…

The Hidden Waterfall

It’s gross out today. Rain, storms, lightening, thunder, flash floods. You get the idea. But there’ a hidden waterfall somewhere. Let me explain. I started loading up my car this morning with all the stuff that is required on a Monday: daycare bag with…

Her Best Day Ever

Yesterday Bug told me it was her best day ever. I asked her why and her response was priceless. She said because my Aunt Dani stopped by to see me. Her response was funny because she had a BIG day, monkey joes, Starbucks, going…

Celebrating the Mundane

Friday nights growing up were always celebrated. We went out to eat, or to a ballgame. Our Friday nights are pretty mundane, but last night I decided to have an indoor picnic to make it festive. Being routine and rule followers we always eat…

Which pair for which girl?

Oh dear, I have turned into that parent. The one the dresses their children alike all the time. Funny how parenting will make you eat your words. Now guess which pair is for the little one and which is for the big one… Only…