April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself

Cecilia

The lost toys

Lost toys

For Cecilia’s first Christmas, I bought her a wooden, ring stacker. All of the rings are different colors, and there is a red ball that sits at the top. It reminds me of a Rudolph nose because it has a hole in it where it connects with the wooden base. What I mean is – there […]

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Gifts, giddiness and gratefulness

gifts

If you haven’t read my previous blog about birthday party craziness, it would be helpful to do so before you dive into this post. I left off with the transition from the cake-cutting chaos to the gift opening. My feelings about gift opening, though, start with my uneasiness about gifts in general. I’m sure most […]

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‘C’ is for cupcakes or cake pops or cake or CRAZY CHAOS

cake and pops

I remember the moment my daughter was born. It was exhilarating and a huge relief to finally see her and hold her after many months of praying for her conception and, of course, the months I spent carrying her. Those first hours, days and weeks were difficult, yet overwhelmingly tender. When I think back, I have to […]

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