Family Day

Family Day

Recently we found a new favorite place to go. It's called Cops & Donuts. I know everyone giggles when hearing that name. This place is really amazing and fun. It is owned by the men in blue. Inside is a history of the towns cops and their service. Not to mention their baked goods are [...]

“The path to development is a journey of discovery that is clear only in retrospect, and it’s rarely a straight line. ” ~Eileen Kennedy-Moore

“The path to development is a journey of discovery that is clear only in retrospect, and it’s rarely a straight line. ” ~Eileen Kennedy-Moore

   I wasn't sure if I should write about this new journey we are on or not- since its personal one but then I decided I should since reading blogs and other parents experiences has helped me a lot with what to expect.  My oldest daughter always and continues to amaze us with how quick [...]

“Words are like eggs dropped from great heights; you can no more call them back than ignore the mess they leave when they fall.” ― Jodi Picoult

The power of words. As this image came up when I was scrolling through my Instagram feed, I felt my heart sink. This- the hurt that you see in the child’s face, the words coming out of the older persons mouth, how powerful, how true— how many times have I done this exact same thing [...]

“If you were born without wings, do nothing to prevent them from growing.” ― Coco Chanel

"Mom, I'm scared." Zoey told me as she climbed on top of our propane tank in our yard. "Do you want me to hold you?" I asked. "No mom, I'm flying." she replied. This little conversation that passed between us meant the world to me. Here was my daughter- without even knowing, showing me how [...]

thoughts….

Yesterday evening the girls went outside to run around a bit before bedtime. Zoey wanted to tell the Sun goodnight. Poet wanted to see the neighbors cows. Its a wonderful thing knowing your children, and knowing what certain words mean when they say them- a jumbled sentence sounds--- well jumbled to someone else, but it [...]

I’m Always learning | They are Always Learning.

par·ent ˈperənt/ noun noun: parent; plural noun: parents verb: parent; 3rd person present: parents; past tense: parented; past participle:parented; gerund or present participle: parenting be or act as a mother or father to (someone). "the warmth and attention that are the hallmarks of good parenting" synonyms: raise, bring up, look after, take care of, rear; [...]