well, it's that time again for another year of school and one of my favorite yearly blog posts. our three brave girls weren't so ready for summer to be over, but were excited to be back around their friends. i am so looking forward to watching more of them and the lessons that they learn… Continue reading FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL INTERVIEWS (2021).
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL INTERVIEWS (2020/2021).
can you believe how fast the school year went? i feel like we were just preparing all of the school supplies and getting ready to send them out the door for their first day. and in the blink of an eye, we're here and celebrating the last day of the 2020/2021 school year. our girls… Continue reading LAST DAY OF SCHOOL INTERVIEWS (2020/2021).
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL INTERVIEWS (2020).
just like every time around this year, we’ve done everything we need to do: gathered new school supplies, spiffed up the school wardrobe… however, this year was a little different due to covid. they got the option to do in-class learning or e-learning. all three of our girls missed their friends and wanted to try… Continue reading FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL INTERVIEWS (2020).
last day of school interviews (2019/2020).
holy cow! this school year FLEW by. and it goes without saying, the ending of the year was strange! parents became teachers and living rooms became classrooms as we were all faced with the infamous covid-19 quarantine. something i've learned? i'm not made out to be a teacher. i give them so much props! ya'all… Continue reading last day of school interviews (2019/2020).
first day of school interviews (2019).
just like every august, we’ve done everything we need to do: gathered new school supplies, spiffed up the school wardrobe… however, this year was a little different for my girls as they both started new schools in a new district. this year we ventured to roscoe; a new elementary school and dare i say it…middle… Continue reading first day of school interviews (2019).
celebrating us on mother’s day.
raising kids is hard. the thought of raising a child to have confidence, curiosity, knowledge, manners, purpose and empathy sounds both terrifying and exhausting, but i'd like to think i'm doing an okay job at it. like so many moms, i can't count how many times i have doubted my ability to be successful and… Continue reading celebrating us on mother’s day.
life advice for my daughters.
seek out the people and places that set your soul on fire.it's okay to cry when you're hurt. but wash your face, clean your mess, and get up off the floor when you're done. you don't belong down there. your body, your rules. naps are for grown-ups too.reserve your apologies for when you mean it.we… Continue reading life advice for my daughters.
letter to my daughters about love.
my little loves, i'm sitting here thinking about how it's even possible that i have a seven and ten year old. you're both so full of life and wonder. your personalities are really coming through and you're developing into who you want to be. you girls are so great about telling me your opinion about… Continue reading letter to my daughters about love.
first day of school interviews (2018).
there is no rule book to prepare you for these days. the days where summer comes to an end and you send your kids back to school. the days where all of the love, guiding, laughter, tears, and discipline you’ve poured into them is what you hope is enough to carry them through. summer is… Continue reading first day of school interviews (2018).
10 things i’ve learned as a mother.
you can't really prepare yourself for becoming a parent and you should always expect the unexpected. motherhood is certainly not easy, but it truly is one of the most rewarding experiences you will ever have. my baby girl turned 10 this week and i'm using it as a time to reflect and share 10 things… Continue reading 10 things i’ve learned as a mother.