Wait, June is gone? Ju-lying! (Yeah, D didn't think it was funny either.) We did so much in June, it was insane!! D and I had house plans drawn up (thanks Dad!) and took them to a contractor. This was incredibly exciting, however, absolutely terrifying. What is money, even? Where does it come from? Who … Continue reading Waving good-bye to June
D had to be at his office at 2 A.M. this morning so that he could, in turn, make it to his jobsite for a concrete pour. He has recently been put in charge of a multi-million dollar bridge project and is, obviously, taking it very seriously. Once I'm awake, it takes me forever to get … Continue reading On a Tuesday morning
My sweet Lee Thomas, I hope that you always know how loved you are. I hope that you know how badly we wanted and needed you, before you existed. We prayed for you every day. When I first found out that I was pregnant with you, I cried like a baby. I talked to you every … Continue reading A Letter to My Son
When I walked into Lee's bedroom this morning, he was standing up, leaning against the side of the crib. When he saw me, he threw his arms into the air and yelled, "Mommmmmmaaaaa!". So, naturally, I leapt across the room in a single bound, lifted him out, and squeezed him hard against my bosom. I had my … Continue reading Morning Troubles
This morning, while waiting on my coffee to begin working its magic, I scrolled through my Facebook feed and saw a few things that I thought were silly. Petty. Childish. Why do so many people marry someone they don't even like? And then, why would you call attention to the fact that you don't like your significant other? … Continue reading Love and marriage
Last night, while having dinner with my second set of parents (my in-laws), my MIL asked a question that hit my heart. She asked, "Oh Lee, what did we do before you?" What did we do before Lee? We would sit around making conversation about the goings on of everyone's lives. We would talk about … Continue reading What did we do?
Our life, lately, has been.....interesting. ABC Song Recently, I have started singing Lee the ABC song. It's funny, actually, because he absolutely hates when I rinse the soap out of his hair in the bathtub. D discovered last week that he will usually stay somewhat calm as long as you do not get his ears … Continue reading A week in the life