My heart and my mind are still unable to process or comprehend what has happened. As I lay in the middle of my two girls tonight, waiting for the calm and darkness of the night to settle them into sleep, my thoughts went to a thousand plus miles away where my aunt is experiencing the… Continue reading Forever in our hearts
I love reading and sharing positive quotes. They remind me to see the blessing in every day life and to be appreciative. It’s so easy to let negative thoughts or words make a permanent residence in our mind and so why not make sure that we take conscious efforts to ward off the negative vibes… Continue reading When you change your perspective it’s easier to see the good
Long before Legos on the floor, the sound of little feet running through the rooms, laughter from tickles, wipes, tantrums, story time, and diaper changes there was you and her. There were lazy afternoons, dating, long conversations, laughter, and visions of what a home filled with children would be. There was a white dress, wedding… Continue reading Husbands, remember your wife.
One of my favorite morning rituals is my coffee at work, and so I’m absolutely loving this new cup that I splurged on at the Disney store (of all places) this weekend. I couldn’t resist though, this cup reminds me of some of my favorite things. Dia de los Muertos – This is from… Continue reading It’s not just any moment, it’s YOUR moment.
I️ should be asleep right now but I️ was awake and saw this picture and felt compelled to write, even if just a few phrases. I’m so blessed to have people in my life that when I️ look at them I️ smile and think how happy I️ am that I️ met them. I️ know the… Continue reading Gratitude in friendship
If you’re looking for that piece that’s going to have an uplifting ending, this isn’t it. This is the truth of the mom driving in her car after experiencing near chaos with her 2 year old in her dance class while tears well up in her eyes (the mom not the child) and she asks… Continue reading The ugly moments of parenting
In the messy chaos and beauty that is motherhood for me, I think of these words. I am still feeling the lingering effects of last night’s emotional yet beautiful moment that I experienced with Celeste. Every morning I wake up and pray to God and ask him to help me be more patient, to not… Continue reading Let the calm come in