welcome to the a.s.s.

This morning, I woke up to Hank looking so sad and really defeated. “I forgot. Did you?” He asked. Followed by, “He hasn’t even said anything.” Holden lost a tooth last night. The tooth fairy didn’t come. Hank walked out of our room and I lay there, looking up at the ceiling, excited. It was […]

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belonging.

Lately, I seem to be having a lot of discussions about light and darkness. From a moral perspective to a daylight saving time conversation to sunshine v. starlight. In fact, Hank built up a Japanese-style soaking tub in our backyard a couple weeks ago, also known as a Redneck Hot Tub. It’s a stock tank […]

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we finally told them.

Today, well this morning actually, was special for two big reasons. First, the boys got to take Sprite for their lunch drink. SPRITE. THIS HAS NEVER HAPPENED. Our halos are no longer tarnished. Second, Hank finally revealed to the boys which one is his favorite. He left them notes by their lunch. He would have […]

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respect.

Love comes in so many different forms and I find that especially evident with my children. It seems to be a daily lesson in the form of taking of a few breaths to find the delicate balance of it. Give more space in public but cuddle more at home. Take more pictures but show fewer […]

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Our pride. And the return of poopface (as though it was missing?!).

Ah fall. It brings warm color and cool breezes. The smell of pinon wood burning floats out of the older parts of our town (those with wood-burning fireplaces) as the temperatures go lower and kids pedal furiously down sidewalks with glittery streamers on handlebars flapping happy streams of purple, gold, blue, and silver.

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