What an awesome responsibility. Today, Americans will, quite literally, make history. I woke up this morning with a feeling akin to Christmas jitters. You know that moment when you wake up and you just can’t wait to see what the day brings? That’s me. I suppose I don’t fit the media’s stereotype of the stay-at-home/work-at-home mom. Since they have us… View Post
First of all….Coop and Delaney are at the PERFECT age for celebrating holidays….they can’t get enough! 2nd….how can you not LOVE at 70 degree day on October 31st? 3rd…they looked so darn cute…. Delaney told me she had to practice her flying in order to be a good witch…and Coop had to practice his ‘ruffing’ to be a good puppy…. View Post
Just when you think things are ‘hard’ in your world…and by ‘hard’ you’re thinking you are overwhelmed, you’re tired, the kids have been fighting, you have a headache, there is too much to do and not enough time, you’re feeling guilty about yelling at the kids, you’re frustrated with someone important in your life: your friends, your spouse, your parents,… View Post
I’m married to a romantic. I know, I know…sometimes I forget, but it only takes one little gesture to remind me. Today is our 6th anniversary. We ‘celebrated’ by going to the Mizzou football game yesterday – adults only. Today: a restful morning, family pictures, a kiddie birthday party and a quiet dinner at home. That’s a far cry from… View Post
I’ll admit it. I absolutely adore hearing a man acknowledge how hard his wife works, what a great mother she is, how much she sacrifices, how much she loves. Isn’t it fantastic when someone notices the extraordinary in you? I was talking to a friend last night. As he hung up the phone with his wife, he said, “Now that’s… View Post
“Mommy, I promise…if I can have my lollipop, I won’t be whine. I won’t taunt. I won’t be mean. I promise.” Her words. Her idea. Wishe Granted.