With Christmas right around the corner, the snow in the air (if that’s what you can really call the 15 minutes of flurries we had yesterday) and my husbands impending arrival back home with his family, one can’t help but feel joyous and spirited. My mood is one of extreme excitement, anticipation and overwhelming anxiety. I dread Monday and Tuesday because I know how slowly they will pass. I know … [Read more...] about Baby Jesus & the Terrible Two’s
At the age of 21, I went from being a single, fun-loving, do what I want when I want kind of girl to an Active duty military wife and mother of a newborn. Oh yeah. You read that correct- marriage and motherhood in one year. Marrying into the military meant a move…a BIG move to somewhere I had never been; somewhere that would take me 450 miles from my mother, my family and all of the people I … [Read more...] about YES! I can Blog and Parent at the same time!
I wrote a post the other day about how horrible I am at Fatherhood. Being a daddy is not for me. I know nothing of the sorts about football and cars and tools. I’d rather sit inside and play quietly or read or do something equally as boring relaxing. This is much, much easier said than done when you have a rambunctious little boy running around the house. Especially when your son is a sports … [Read more...] about A Heart for Pickle’s
Have you ever wondered if maybe God uses our children to punish us? NOT meaning that children are a punishment or that they are not a blessing or anything like that. But that maybe sometimes things happen as a way to get our attention? Snap us back to where we need to be in life? Smack us in the head as a way of saying, “Hey you! Remember me?” I’m feeling that way tonight. If you follow my … [Read more...] about Winds of Change