For two weeks, Paul has been working his ass off to maintain a schedule so a homeowner would be given the satisfaction of a deadline being met on a new home being built. It's a big project and all of the men working on this job have been working hard to achieve the same result. … Continue reading Today started out pretty rough.
There are so many days that leave me feeling as if I can't make it another five minutes without losing my shit unless my husband walks through the door RIGHT THIS VERY MOMENT. At 1:00 in the afternoon, most days. But I've been changing some of my ideals, expectations, and thoughts, so that I am … Continue reading A hard day of work and an important reminder about love.
Two days in a row you've only napped for a short period of time before waking again. I hear your cry, I go to you. I pick you up. You settle your head on my shoulder. You fall back asleep. But I can't put you down. You're much too restless. So I hold you. Tomorrow … Continue reading I’ll always hold you.
Egan woke from his nap today, seeming like he really could have slept a little longer. He wanted to go upstairs and I wanted him to be a little less cranky so upstairs we went. Gannon and Waverly followed, joining us on our adventure to the less visited area of the house. I sleep upstairs … Continue reading Snowsuit in July
Some days throw me off. I can't do my best on a day that I'm having difficulty functioning properly. I get worn out from things that aren't really anything to be worn out about. Today was fine until about 2 hours ago. I had gone upstairs for my daily alone time but I didn't feel … Continue reading A couple of bad hours
Little by little, I am bringing myself back to where I want to be. How I want to parent. Who I want to be, as a person, as a wife, as a mother. The road of change is difficult. It can require strength that is buried deep, days that seem never ending because of exhaustion. … Continue reading Baby Steps to Living
Last week, Gannon and I want on an adventure together, just the two of us. Waverly wasn't happy about being excluded so I made the promise that it would be her turn next. When Paul's next free day came up, I kept my promise. For some reason, I always bring Waverly to do an errand … Continue reading Sadness in a Stranger