On days when you say, more than once, "I can't do this anymore" and consider putting an ad out there for an adult to come and take over because making one more decision does not sound like anything you are going to be doing this day, here is what I know is good: *Children (young… Continue reading Not Today
Tag: comfort of family
You Know You’re Loved When…..
Yesterday the littles and I were heading over to my Aunt's for some cousin time and to circle the wagons. As we traveled the familiar path, our Princess announced from the backseat, hairbrush in hand: "I just want my hair to look nice, and I'm worried that it doesn't." Yes. We are those people. We… Continue reading You Know You’re Loved When…..
the last one home
there is little better feeling than being the last one home the last one to return to the roost where we all grew our wings the lights on, hearts and stories waiting until all are there and the smiles grow brighter hugs are given and given again and last just a moment longer than they… Continue reading the last one home
the little boy who’s all grown up
the little guy who taught me all about little guys is no longer little the one who brought cars and trucks into our toybox (I already had the tractors) now drives one of his own filled with his precious family the one who took my hand as we walked and talked down the old… Continue reading the little boy who’s all grown up
Tonight I'm thankful for barefooted little boys feeling well enough to run around outside on a day that has blue skies and sunshine. I'm thankful for little girls who are growing up but still hug dolls and cry over sweet stories. I give thanks for big girls who love dolls and listening to the radio… Continue reading Christmas Cheer
Today was a day of "it all." Our day started off with our Princess giving it all her best. She swam in her second Swim meet, and she swam in four different events and did it all well. She did her personal best in each one. She was so happy and kept her sweet, excited spirit… Continue reading …..It All
Our oldest came home from college for a short visit yesterday afternoon to spend some time celebrating fall and all of its goodness with us. She wound up spending the night and driving back for class this morning. There is a feeling I get in the middle of the night when all of my people… Continue reading Here
The Comfort When Things Get Wonky
Today we were on our new "fall" schedule in earnest. I use the term "fall" loosely because there's nothing remotely related to fall in August in Georgia. (97 degrees people.) Except for the fact that all of the schools have started. There is that. Today was "divide and conquer" day. As in, if the Fella were deployed,… Continue reading The Comfort When Things Get Wonky