Dear daughters…

My dearest daughters, Becoming a parent has been one of the biggest challenges of my life. Kind of like walking backwards, blindfolded into a room filled with obstacles and fire hazards and snakes. Lots of snakes. And even though I fail miserably every single day, you two seem to love me anyway, faults and all. … More Dear daughters…

Jesus vs. Santa

Ok I know this is a very touchy subject for some people, but isn’t that what the internet is for? Taking about stuff you don’t have the guts to talk about in a face to face situation?  So, I grew up in a family that went to church. Not religiously (no pun intended) but I … More Jesus vs. Santa

Highs and Lows

We play a game at dinnertime every night with our girls called high low. We go around the table and say what our high for the day was. For my five year old it usually has something to do with candy or when daddy came home from work. Sometimes it’s that we went to the … More Highs and Lows

Pieces of you…

The people we allow into our hearts change us. They make a space inside our soul and own it. They create moments that shape how we live our own lives. They are intrinsically a part of us. And as such, it breaks us when they die. When I was little, I used to think that … More Pieces of you…