Gosh. How many times have I said that time flies? Because, dang, it does fly by. Quick! And now, I have a happy, curious six and a half month-old little boy that brings so much joy to my life. I still cannot believe it! And it's spring! The grass has been mowed several times (successfully this year!),… Continue reading sun’s up, flowers smile. [701-769]
Dear Friend, Whether you are back in Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, right here in Kentucky, or scattered elsewhere in the world, I've been a bad friend lately. I know this. I am aware of it constantly. I will continue to be a bad friend for a little bit longer. I used to be annoyed with people that… Continue reading Dear Friend, I Know I’m A Terrible Friend Lately. Love, This New Mama.
In keeping up with my word of the year (authentic), let me just tell you -- yep, life is definitely different. And in all the hustle and bustle of having an adorable, demanding newborn and a new job, it leaves very little time for myself. On those rare occasions that the baby decides to take a… Continue reading Spring in Winter. [646-700]
Awhile back, I was introduced to the concept of a "word of the year" (or "one word" as some know it) and absolutely loved it. I dislike resolutions and while I enjoy having goals, I hate feeling pressured by myself to achieve several goals. Instead, I thought about how I wanted my life to look… Continue reading the year of: authentic.
I had a whole post typed up about why it didn't really feel like Christmas for us this year. It was full of a lot of rambling emotion and more information than you probably needed. Upon reading it, I realized that it wasn't something I wanted to dwell on or remember in the future, so… Continue reading End of the year. [601-645]