There you are. My brand new, beautiful baby girl, Kayla Love. Your swirl of peaches & cream hair all perfectly placed. You are laying there, knees tucked up to your chest as if you were still inside me. You inhale this little quivering whimper of air, I hold my breath for a moment, you’re ok. […]
Mostly, I’ve been a procrastinator because of my perfectionism. This time, I’m a procrastinator because I don’t want to let go. I don’t want to NOT be a homeschooling mama. I don’t want to NOT be a teaching mama. I don’t want to NOT be who I’ve been for the last 19 years. I don’t […]
These lines. I feel them as I trace along my skin. The marks that exclaim “too much too soon!”. I think back to when they first appeared… Tiny baby, growing fast. I need another box of banana waffles. Please pass the Chinese food? Don’t forget the soy sauce! I was 18. You weren’t anticipated, and […]
Well, we made it. Senior year. I’m trying to let that sink in… The whole “I have a child who’s 18 and a SENIOR in high school!” thing? It’s really happening. This will be the LAST home school year. The LAST year of officially teaching. The LAST year of planning and tracking what we’ll learn […]
Beloved, Today is the day, 5 years ago, before the sight of God, my daughter, family, friends and Heavenly host, I entered into a covenant of holy matrimony with my Knight in Shining Armor, Asa. While I would love to go on and on about these last few years together, which would of course be […]
These photos are older, but I thought they’d be fine here.
on a warm sunny day in 1993 i went into labor. the next day, i went into shock. i couldn’t believe i was holding a baby in my arms that was mine. her tiny fingers and toes, her soft little whisps of blonde hair, her big blue eyes. *sigh* little did i know i was […]