I was walking down the greeting card aisle in Target the other day and saw if from afar. A Christmas greeting card picturing a child, sitting docile on the lap of Santa Claus, list in hand, quietly sharing her wishes for Christmas Day. And it totally made me laugh. Every year since my kids were…
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We recently did some work in our backyard. It was a really fun project to work on, especially after years of not really having a yard that functioned well for our family. To be more specific, our old yard contained a maze of slate pathways that weaved through the grass, lined with thorny rosebushes. Not…
It all started when she was five. As one of her Birthday presents, Justin and I gifted Grace my childhood American Girl Doll collection, which included a doll, Kirsten, and a fairly extensive wardrobe and accessory stockpile for this doll. Up until this point, we hadn’t delved into this world of American Girl, but I…
You know how sometimes you catch a quick whiff of something, and the memories come flooding back? Smells can evoke memories, and suddenly transport you back to other places and times in a way that nothing else can. The smell of pumpkin bread does this for me. As a child, the minute the weather changed…
I’ve said it before – They grow so fast. Our kids are all growing and changing before our very eyes every single day. And, you know what this means? It means that they CONSTANTLY GROWING OUT OF THEIR CLOTHES. I noticed it last week. Hayden decided to put on a pair of pants one crisp…