Goodbye 2022, Hello 2023!
2022 has been a heck of a year! A year filled with love, excitement, disappointment, mistakes, happiness, sadness. All of the things. As I was making my 2023 Resolutions the other day I got to thinking back on 2022 month-by-month. January – Brooks turned 1! We had hit this first birthday milestone and felt good…
What Ya Readin’?
10 books out of the goal of 12! See what I’ve been reading.
She’s A Brick…House
Okay, okay. Not really. She’s a board and batten covered home, but that’s not nearly as catchy. When we first started planning our new build, I only had a few requests.1. A sink in the island in the kitchen since we are doing an open concept. I want to be able to be in the…
Back to School!
Whew…the whirlwind of back to school has come and, well frankly, not gone. What a wild start to the year. So many things to do, so much normalcy to get back to, so many meetings to be had, and yet, so much fun to be had in the first days! The district I teach in…
“Let me tell you this, the older you do get the more rules they’re gonna try to get you to follow. You just gotta keep livin’ man, L-I-V-I-N.”-Dazed and Confused, Matthew McConaughey I had a friend tell me recently that they wondered how they had made it to where they were. They thought they’d be…
Broken Kid Mentality
Our pediatrician said it best at Brooks’ 15-month check-up back in April.. “I know, it’s hard to not think the worst. I mean you have this “broken child,” this “sick kid,” and it’s hard to change the mindset with the trauma that you’ve been experienced.” WHOA. I haven’t been stopped in my tracks that fast…