Big Girl Moves!

When you have children, you never know what to cherish; what moments to etch into your memory, what silly things to photograph or put on video, or what things you should never take for granted. As parents, we try to make everything a lasting moment, but sometimes that’s not possible. Today, I had a brief…

Park Nostalgia.. 

The park and I met up yesterday.  I remembered how fun it could be for adults.  I promised I’d come back and visit more often this summer.

A True Love at First Sight

I always dreamed that when I had gotten to the point in my life when I would have children, I envisioned having boys.  I didn’t particularly have anything against girls, but since I was a tomboy my entire life (and truthfully I still am), I felt like I was meant to have boys, instead of…

Hi. 

Yesterday, my family and I were out an at outlet mall just walking around and trying to catch a good sale or two (we actually found some, too!). While we were there, I couldn’t help but see my daughter go right into her routine of greeting random strangers passing by us.  For adults, this may…

Growth

My dad text me the other day and asked for a video of my daughter saying her ABC’s.  I sent him the video with no hesitation. We even talked about how smart and advanced she was. You want to know what growth looks like for me?  3 years ago, I wasn’t even talking to my…

Connection

Lately, I have been feeling like creating something for me and my daughter to have that signifies our bond to each other.  I didn’t know what I wanted it to be, but I knew I wanted it to be something simple and special for the both of us; something we would have with us everyday,…

Letter to my Daughter:

My daughter just celebrated her birthday on 4/25, and I have been in reflection this entire weekend about her first year.  I have wanted to do this type of post for a while, and i figure now is as good a time as any…so here goes.