This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FightFever #CollectiveBias As a parent, the one thing I truly dislike is seeing either of my children sick. Last week I was out of town for 3 days and returned to find both boys (i.e., the 6yo and the adult […]
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyLittleRemedies #CollectiveBias Picture complete silence and deep sleep to the point of dreaming. Perhaps in that dream you’re relaxing on a beach, enjoying a fruity drink and deep into a new novel. Then an ear piercing noise shatters […]
As many creative moments do, I saw an idea on Pinterest about starting a “mother & son” journal. The general idea was to use it over the summer as a way to practice reading & writing plus build up communication. We don’t have a traditional summer due to our year round school schedule, but with […]
I sat frozen. Unable to move and hardly able to even breathe. My heart raced as I tried to calm my mind. Ninety minutes that seemed like an eternity slowly ticked past. I know because I kept looking at the clock. Then the door. The clock. Then the door. This was exactly 4 months ago on October […]
In the past month, I’ve lost count how many times I have been asked, “aren’t you ready to have this baby here and be over pregnancy?” or something along those lines as people have eyed my ever growing belly. No. I’m approaching 38 weeks in a few days and I can still honestly say that. […]
Yes, I’m talking Christmas in October. Last December, our elf Christopher Pop-In-Kins surprised Dylan with a gift that included a plush elf. He liked it then, but, like many toys, was eventually sidelined and ended up in a bucket of stuffed animals in Dylan’s room. Until this summer. A couple of months ago while playing […]
Yesterday I found myself hit with what I’m calling the “Thursday blues.” Almost through my 2nd full week of work here and it’s still an adjustment. It hit me hard yesterday because Thursday was our playgroup day for 3 years. Admittedly, we weren’t there every time, but we were there a good number of them (plus […]
I’ve tried to write this post multiple times in the last few days and keep struggling with the right words. There really are none. So instead I focused my energy on releasing some of my grief through another outlet. Supplies: DHD Spring Menagerie papers; Butterfly Kisses elements by Karen Funk; 2peas Dragonfly font.