"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."
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When I was 20 years old my boyfriend gave me a promise ring. We had been together for about 10 months, but we knew. It was the first time that a guy had given me any jewelry. I had dated … Continue reading
Fall is always a tough transition for me. I didn’t realize until a few years ago when I finally took the step to visit a counselor for a few short months when I must have been feeling the perfect balance … Continue reading
I have been feeling the itch to write – but I haven’t quite figured out what I’m itching to write. I do know this; I don’t know what the heck happened to me. Visiting my blog has become such a … Continue reading
I have a notes app on my phone that I sometimes record references to possible future blog posts, thoughts that I have run through my mind when I can’t keep the course of whatever it is I am supposed to … Continue reading
Yesterday morning I pulled up to daycare and handed over my precious son to his caregivers. I walked away with tears in my eyes and the feeling that I was leaving a piece of myself behind. We joke around in … Continue reading
I read an article yesterday that was about the nursing relationship between a mother and her baby. Any mom who has nursed a baby can tell yup that there is a very strong and unique bond. He tells my body … Continue reading
Back in September I was in the best shape of my life and I when I found out that Cory and I would be welcoming one more little Coobs baby into our family. I very smugly assumed that I would … Continue reading
If you go to Google on my computer currently and type in “signs” the search field will automatically add in “of labor” as the most logical search. It knows me too well. By the 3rd time you would think … Continue reading
It has been a long time since I gave any credence to the saying that “everything happens for a reason.” The first time something happens around you that is senseless and wrong the mind begs, “Why? Why me? Why them? … Continue reading