I constantly find myself in disbelief that I have a daughter. To this day, at least once a week either John and I will utter the words “I can’t believe we have a daughter” to each other. I knew I wanted kids at some point in life, but I wouldn’t say I daydreamed about it…… Continue reading One Year of Leah
Although there are 364 very merry UN-Birthdays, statistics show there is one very real ACTUAL Birthday. So on June 10th we celebrated Leah’s Very Merry Actual Birthday! Once I saw Wonderland Rifle & Paper Co. collection, I knew I had found my theme for Leah’s birthday. And so the party planning begun. It started months before…… Continue reading Leah in Onederland
The last time I shared one of my more personal posts, I left you with the tale of how Leah came to be in my arms in part two of my birth story. If you would like to read part one, you can click here. So let’s take it back to that sweet day to share the first…… Continue reading The Quintessential New Parent: A story of recovery and the first few days of parenting
As I look out at the Salton Sea. It calls to me. As I look out at the Salton Sea. It sang to me. We may not have visited the sea. But, being Floridians and living a 10 minute drive from the beach, I think Leah’s first beach trip was long overdue. We were headed…… Continue reading To the Deep Blue Sea We Go.
I have never been one who truly gets into the spirit of Valentine’s Day. If I’m being totally honest, I have always been rather cynical about the holiday. Now don’t get me wrong, there is very much the romantic in me. I think the cynicism often expressed against the romantics is misunderstood. Yes, I always…… Continue reading Guess How Much I Love You: A Valentine with JORD