I used to think that I was destined for greatness (yes, this is embarrassing to admit). But in the beginning, didn't we all? Be honest. You thought you were going to change the world. Whether you were going to become an astronaut, or a policeman, or a doctor, you had big dreams. Anyway, I have … Continue reading This little light of mine
Yesterday, around 11:30 A.M., I was standing at the kitchen sink washing the dishes left over from breakfast when I was surprised by a loud "thud". I turned the water off and leaned back so that I could see through the kitchen doorway. Suddenly, Lee's bedroom door swung open and he came running out crying and screaming, … Continue reading A Sunday Adventure
Yesterday, I got to spend the entire day with Lee. His 18-month checkup was scheduled for 10:30 am, so I took the whole day off. Here is how we spent it: 5:30 AM - D is shaking me awake. "Are you not letting me sleep in on my day off?" I remember saying. I heard … Continue reading A day in the life
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
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
Is anyone else obsessed with the app Timehop? I have had it for maybe 3 years now, but only recently have I begun checking it religiously. This morning, the first picture that came up was of Lee. It is a black and white photo that was taken one year ago and I captioned it "2:34 A.M." These … Continue reading Timehop, anyone?
Lee is a cheese fiend. It's true... Grilled cheese Mac & cheese Cheese slices Cheese, cheese, cheese!! Last night, I made him a grilled cheese sandwich and cut it in half (diagonally, of course, I'm not a monster) and brought his plate over to the coffee table to cool. He instantly hopped down from the … Continue reading Cheese, please!