Ten years ago today, on a clear Las Vegas night (after an afternoon monsoon), we married. Joey was 25 and I was 24 and holy bananas that feels so young now. The girl in that picture knew we had it all figured out, that marriage would be sunshine and rainbows for us because we knew each… Continue reading ten
Today I’m going to see my best friend from college, to love her and support her after her dad passed away this week. She lives three hours away and we don’t see each other often, but it’s one of those amazing friendships that always picks up where it left off. She’s great, but this post isn’t… Continue reading epilogue
Nine (!) years ago I created my very first blog and started posting. It was about our journey to parenthood which was proving to be more difficult than expected. Blogging was an outlet and a space where I met some pretty amazing friends who were also on that same path. Flash-forward and those babies we… Continue reading starting fresh
Brecken Jace Lee, I blinked, and today you’re seven whole years old. You’re a big kid in every sense of the word, and we’re rocketing toward the tween years. I can’t even wrap my mind around that. At seven, you are very much your own little person. Your identity is in being a 1st grader… Continue reading SEVEN!
B, We’ve made five trips around the sun with you as of today (at 1:06pm), and I really, truly am in denial. It feels like you were born maybe 3 months ago or so. Not five years. Five feels like such a milestone to me. A self-imposed one, but a milestone still. When you were… Continue reading the one in which you turn five
Brecken, Today you are four years old. As always, I don’t know how we’ve reached another of your birthdays. These past four years have positively flown by. I really, truly feel like you were just an inside-my-tummy baby, and now here you are… almost 4 feet of opinions and needs, and hugs, and kisses, and… Continue reading it happens in a blink
Dear Brecken, This weekend you turn three years old. As I say every year, I don’t know how we got to this point, but here we are. Two was my most favorite age so far; it’s the year you turned into your own little person. Yes, there were tantrums, but the sweetness far outweighed the… Continue reading Dear Brecken