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A Letter to my Curly Headed Valentine
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      2 comments

To my curly headed Valentine, Of all the adventures we have had with living room tents, backyard sword fights and zoo-wide quests, my favorite times with you is when we sleepily slow dance in the evening. You drift to sleep as I count ev... Read more
Saturday Strollin' with a Superhero
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      2 comments

We were taking advantage of a perfectly good Saturday morning. Breakfast dishes were still in the sink, and I was curled up in bed watching an incredibly ridiculous Christmas movie. Little Eli laughed and darted from room to room as he played. ... Read more
Conversations with Eli: "I feels sad."
Friday, November 30, 2012      2 comments

Little Eli sat quietly in the back seat most of the way home. He sighed. I glanced back at his pouty cheeks and crossed arms. “How way your day, Eli?” “I’s not talks about my day right now. I feels sad.” “Oh, I see. Do you want to... Read more
The Day He Conquered the World…or at Least the Climbing Wall
Sunday, May 27, 2012      1 comments

The Day He Conquered the World…or at Least the Climbing Wall I am so proud of how determined my 2 year-old is. He has so much to teach me in this area. Check out mamacravings.wordpress.c
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10 Daily Commandments
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      2 comments

I've had several new adventures in the last couple of months including a new full-time job (casework) to pair up with my part-time teaching position. Now I'm in a hard-core treasure hunt for balance. This afternoon, I began to evaluate my dai... Read more
If You Read to the End, You Get to See New Pics of My Kid ;)
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      3 comments

It's already Wednesday, and I'm just now posting my goals and what not....It's already been that kind of week. It's not slowing down either. I will be working a lot this week, but on Friday, I'm going to Dallas to visit my BEST FRIEND!! :) We ha... Read more
Letting My Persistence Flag Fly
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      2 comments

What a great week! Last week my brother--in-law married a beautiful young lady that I happen to absolutely adore! Nothing's better than in-laws that you like :) To top it off she's bringing a precious little boy into the family. So, I get a sist... Read more
Holy Goal Smasher!
Monday, November 14, 2011      5 comments

I am now doing the "I reached all of my weekly goals" dance! emoticon It kind of looks like that....well, except wi... Read more
Why hello there, Blog. Long time, no see
Sunday, November 06, 2011      2 comments

It certainly has been awhile. After a very eventful summer of great things (a wonderful summer vacation, time with family) and challenging things (my baby being hospitalized, wildfires, being laid off), I feel like I'm able to breathe for a mome... Read more
What would you grab during a fire?
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      7 comments

How many times have we asked each other or ourselves that question. It's cute small talk that let's you get to know what's important in people's lives..... Until it happens. Right now, I have a Rubbermade tub of memories sitting by th... Read more
My Week in Goals (15 August)
Monday, August 15, 2011      3 comments

I'm going to limit myself to 3 goals. I have an epic fault of trying to take on the world in one day...I never seem to manage to save it within 24 hours, and it's exhausting. So, I will have 3 goals this week: ... Read more
Dusting Off and Picking Myself Back Up
Sunday, July 17, 2011      4 comments

What an incredibly difficult few months my family has had! There has been loss, heartbreak, fear and so much uncertainty. I found myself staying down after the last couple of sucker-punches to my life. In May, I was laid off from my teachi... Read more
CPS, Lab Tests, Stomach Viruses and a Wedding
Friday, May 06, 2011      2 comments

April was quite the trying month. It seemed as if one thing after another continued to pile up. I thought of Job countless times during these trials and wondered how he continued to praise God through all of his unspeakable tragedies. Th... Read more
First Steps....
Thursday, April 14, 2011      3 comments

This morning my mother called me at 6:30. I knew something wasn't right. I was startled when the phone rang. It was that sickening feeling as if your soul is preparing your brain for what it's about to hear. "Are you up?," my mother whispe... Read more
Need a Good Book?
Monday, April 11, 2011      3 comments

Well, I have a recommendation :) I'm finishing up "Faithfully Fit" by Claire Cloninger and Laura Barr. It's a 40 day devotional that I am IN LOVE with. I can't wait to finish so I can start it again. I have had so many "a-ha" moments throu... Read more

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