Anyone who has ever cared for a small child knows it is HARD, whether you are a parent, a grand parent, a teacher, or a care taker, at some point you have done what was probably the “easier” thing, rather then what the public would view as the “correct” thing. Before becoming a parent myself […]
I want him to know the importance of setting aside time for someone and giving them his full attention when he does so. I want him to know that it’s nice to put effort into feeling your best, not only for yourself but so that you can show up as your best self for others. I want him to know how to walk up to the door and pick somebody up instead of sitting in the driveway and honking the horn, expecting them to come outside.
A friend of mine recently received a gift from her mom. A snow globe; which has been a tradition they’ve shared for years. It’s something she has cherished and looks forward to. She has a whole cabinet filled with these tokens of love. The night she brought the newest addition of her collection home she […]
I love being a Mama, that’s right I said it. I love it with everything that I am. I love watching my son learn, grow and change on a daily basis. I love taking care of him and teaching him to be independent. Why does this sound so crazy to say out loud? You may […]
Christmas is my absolute favorite time of year! There’s nothing like a cold winter night cuddled up on the sofa with the fireplace going, sipping a cup of hot cocoa with the Christmas tree lights illuminating the room. Growing up, my mom had a tradition. Each year she’d get my brother and I a new […]
I took my son Asher on his first airplane/out of state trip when he was 7 months old. Since then, he has been on 29 flights and to 19 states! We just visited the Outer Banks the first weekend in November and I always think back to that first trip when I was getting ready […]
I found myself in unfamiliar territory not that long ago. A sweet, young grandma asked me if I was the nanny to my twins. I figured this was bound to happen at some point. Perhaps it’s surprising it took this long. From the outside looking in, anyone could make this mistake. You see, the twins […]
Hey mama, I see you. I see you in all your hot mess glory. I see you with those bags under your eyes, because you were up with the baby in the night. I see you in your stained shirt that you smelled this morning before you put it on. I see you with your […]