I couldn’t help myself from coaxing Leila into a cutesy coordinating outfit with her little sister. Luckily, she was pretty excited about the idea of being Little Bo Peep…likely because she had just gone to see the Toy Story movie with Aunt Cassie so it was fresh in her mind.
Thea loved her costume. Mom and Dad brought it over last Wednesday night, and she refused to take the booties off at bedtime, she slept in them. Again tonight she picked the costume up off of the stairs and carried it over to Cory with her sweet little baby begging face on.
"We are not put on this earth for ourselves, but are placed here for each other. If you are always there for others, then in time of need, someone will be there for you.
-- Jeff Warner
"What I want to say to you is that sometimes life catches you by surprise and you feel unequipped to handle what it brings you, but every bit of life you've lived before that moment equips you to live through it. That's what I would give to you."
-Fanni Victoria Green-Lemons (talking to her daughter)
If there is any secret to this life I live, this is it: the sound of what cannot be seen sings within everything that can, there is nothing more to it than that.
"The most important thing she'd learned over the years was that there was no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one."