As we step into this new year, this new decade, I look back at all the changes that it's held for me. It was huge!! I entered 2009 as a single parent to my oldest daughter and I leave 2019 married to my best friend with four daughters, a step son and having reconnected with… Continue reading A Final Look
After all my anxiety and running around like a crazy 😜 woman, all went well. Yes, there were tears (Kayla), there was some tummy aches (Bethany) and lots of reapplying makeup (Reagan) but we survived. We even managed to get to the recital early and find great seats!!! Life came up roses yesterday. Now let's… Continue reading Take A Bow
The twins have been involved in a hip hop class once a week after school and this weekend is the performance. Yesterday, as we ran around trying to get to the dress rehearsal I remembered quite vividly why I'm a horrible dance mother. This role takes a lot of time and practice and I'm more… Continue reading Dance Mom?
When my oldest was little I was always trying to come up with cute and fun new ways to get her to clean her room, get dressed for the day, etc....Sometimes what came out wasn't on purpose but it worked! By accident, one day during a huge snowfall, I said let's put on our shoes… Continue reading Shoes and Boots
Last at Halloween as we made our way around the Old Mill District our little munchkins were happy to collect their candy but still little enough to be tired 😴 early. This year as we made that same trip around the shops, collecting mounds of chocolate, coupons for ice cream and who knows what else,… Continue reading What A Difference A Year Makes
There are 3 things I know for sure. 1) Jesus Christ is my Lord and Savior, 2) I have the most loving and supportive family, parents, siblings, husband, kids, they rock and 3) my hair looks awesome today! As for all else in this world, it gets a little more dicey. On any given day,… Continue reading Behind The Veil
Our daily routine in the house this year has suffered a little due to new school hours. Last year the girls didn't need to be there till 9 this year it's 8. Overall this is a great thing but we have two slow movers in the house, Reagan and my husband. Neither of them like… Continue reading Sacrifice
Tomorrow is the first day of second grade for the twins and they are excited but nervous. For the first time though I see more nervousness in Kayla and more excitement in Reagan. Such a change from last year!!! I have their clothes all laid out for them already and they've got their backpacks lined… Continue reading New Steps