I have a vivid memory of when I was a kid and my mom was driving me and my little brother somewhere. She told us "You can be anything you want to be when you grow up." I looked out the window into the trees, "I want to be a deer." My brother followed suit and said, "I want to be a dragon." I wish I could go back and see my mom's face at that moment 🙂
I am so proud to be part of this family. I don't know how I got so lucky to be a part of it. Maybe it's coincidence, maybe its something more. Either way, if I had to do it all over again, I wouldn't change a thing because this life has made me strong and given me some of the most solid & beautiful friendships that I'll ever know.
Lately, I've had many reminders of the things that I have. Like my overflowing laundry room or the fact that my home office is also Jacob's uniform room and we store the vacuum cleaner next to my file cabinets. We have bottles and bibs squeezed into what space is left in the kitchen cabinets. I … Continue reading The Things That I Have
Life is scary. Having a baby is scary. Watching my husband put on his gear and walk out the door every day is scary. I remember when I used to be scared of what could be under my bed so I would take a running start from the doorway and leap onto the covers so nothing … Continue reading Brave Face