Life

Tough Gig

Parenting. Can we talk for a minute about how incredibly challenging it is? I remember when Lincoln was younger and my biggest concerns were getting him to listen when I asked him to come to me, getting him to not cry in restaurants, and generally managing his toddler behaviors. It seemed so overwhelming at the… Continue reading Tough Gig

Life

Dear Lincoln

Dear Lincoln, You have one of the most vibrant personalities I’ve ever seen. You can light up a room, and I want you to know what a joy that is for me & everyone around you. You are bold. You love people. You don’t mind being the center of attention; you actually thrive when you… Continue reading Dear Lincoln

Life

Trust

It’s been a rough stretch in our parenting journey lately, so forgive me if this post doesn’t apply to you or is too mushy. This is a post for me to read on the rough days. I’ve been on a reading kick lately. I’ve found that reading books about life and parenting can really go… Continue reading Trust

Life

Broken Hearts

Like every parent in America, this week I find myself heartbroken and overwhelmed. I hesitated when thinking of writing this post. Maybe there’s no point in adding to the chatter, but this blog has always served as a journal, and sometimes that includes me processing my feelings through typing. The thing about this tragedy is… Continue reading Broken Hearts