This weekend was filled with family activites a graduation party for my cousin. We traveled two hours to see her and wish her well. She is going to St. Louis to participate in the teach america program. While at the party my son got to see his little cousins and I watched him run up to kiss and hug his little cousin. I did not know that he did that. Amazing! On the way home my husband and I went to see his god daughter in the hospital. She is very sick with blood clots in her liver. She had…Continue
Work continues to be stressful so the best I could do yesterday was give to my son.
I love to read and I try to read to my son every night but he does not always let me. He is a very wiggly 17 month old. Last night I held him in my arms and read book after book to him before bedtime and sang nursey rhymes to him. Maybe to some parents this is the norm but my son does not often sit still for more than a minute. He inherited my husband's high energy and my dad's unflappable spirit.…Continue
I try to blog about what I give but just for now I want to count just a few of my blessings.
My healthy and happy baby boy
My husband who is kind and loving and just a touch neurotic
My healthy, strong body
My artistic abilities
My brother, sister
My wonderful parents
my amazing beautiful dog who lets my son crawl all over her
My Husband's daughter Katy who is a beautiful caring person and loves her half brother…Continue
Simple gifts were the theme for the past two days. I am still struggling with financial insecurity in my work life and feel like I don't have any easy solutions. The more stressed out I am about my problems these days that it becomes even more important to focus on the giving because it's draws me back into life.
My mom travels alot for her job and is usually only in town half the time. For years I used to ask my mom if she loved me over and over again. This became like a joke between…Continue