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
In a little over two weeks, D and I will have been married for 4 years. He brought this up in conversation this past Sunday as were driving past the spot where we said our vows. My initial reaction was to stick my tongue out at him and say, "Eww gross, get away from me already." Since … Continue reading Marriage 101
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
Do you ever take a step back, examine your life, and wonder if you are on the right path? I have always set extremely high goals for myself and I worry that, lately, I've gotten a little too comfortable. Ya girl kicked ass in high school. During my Junior year, I was the Editor-In-Chief of … Continue reading Woman, calm yourself
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?