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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Them.

This quote seems only fitting for this house, and particularly these two, especially since the comedian who said it was a Irishman. We might have a French name, but it’s only because that dude married a woman of Irish descent. God love him. My Father had a profound influence on me. He was a lunatic. […]

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We live like kings.

Sometimes I feel like I live on the set of The Gilmore Girls, and I’m so ok with that. One of our summer traditions is Concert in the Park, which is held along a creek on a couple of community baseball fields, complete with the walking Chick-Fil-A cow, funnel cakes, homemade dog treats, and a […]

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Surrender.

Yesterday, I saw it. The total surrender to breath. And through it, a new life was born. A sweet friend of mine had asked several weeks ago if I would be present at the home birth of her baby and bring my camera. And like her, I’ve been waiting on pins and needles for the […]

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Thank you.

Holden is in love. A few months ago, he burst into tears at the kitchen table while talking to Hank. As I had already had this particular encounter with Holden earlier in the day, I listened from the stairway, trying to hear what the daddy-son conversation would be. Well, at first, Hank couldn’t understand a […]

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4×4.

Ewan is 4 months old! Stats: 16 lbs, 26” long Banner month! Ewan rolled from back to belly first on June 23rd. And, while comparing Ewan & Holden at 4 months old, Ewan is 1.5 lbs heavier and one inch longer that Holden. Holy rolls, batman. What he likes: gnawing tasting food, but not really […]

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lucky.

today, i am overwhelmed. i’m not even sure what “whelmed” means to be even over that, but i’m pretty sure that that is what this feels like. i am one lucky girl. when i think about when nick was ewan’s age and how little we had in material blessings, how volatile life left, how raw […]

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