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I'm not the same girl I once was - and I am thankful for that.

I can’t tell you how much I’ve heard over the last few years “You used to be so fun” and “You were such an instigator” and “You were always the wild one.”  Past tense.  644 more words


Year 4, Day 8

Today, I was your best friend, your eating companion, and the only person with whom you wanted to play Legos.  We built a castle with a water cannon :)


Life With My Toddler - 2 Years, 7 Months

Last week, we went to the zoo in Auckland. While walking there, I began to think about the times we had visited this place. Three times, if I remember correctly, when Maria was about 16 months, 26 months, and now, at 31 months. 1,066 more words

Personal Stuff

Laughing and Crafting 

If you haven’t noticed, some of my closest friends are some of the most creative people on the planet. We share a passion for aesthetics: the small details and the big picture. 317 more words


Offering Thanks on World Prematurity Day

This week we honored world prematurity; Offering gratitude to those who walked with us, served us and cared for us on our journey from birth at 29 weeks and one day to four years old. 145 more words


Year 4, Day 6

We had so much fun at Kid Mania today for our little friend’s birthday.  You and Dad were all over the place and did all the slides.


The Power of a Name

There are about three or four blog posts in my drafts currently and none of which I’ve been able to bring myself to publish. I feel like I’ve been in a complaining funk. 1,665 more words