As I watched her dance in the beauty of last night’s sky, the thought came to me: this is her everyday world. The glasses with which she filters her life. For to her each new day is full of life and color. A fairytale to be experienced, one great hour after the next. They may… Continue reading Evening Sky
Just yesterday I held her on my chest for the very first time. I heard her soft whimper and my heart fell right into hers, never to be separated again. She has grown so much, and with each passing day, I with her. I often wonder what her future will hold. Where life will take… Continue reading This Girl
This is a story of motherhood. Not an easy one coming. Struggle, rejection, tears and doubt. This mother found the strength to keep fighting.
“Boston,” I ask, “Will you be my best friend forever?”
“Even when your 16?”
“Yes, forever and ever!”
I feel the tears begin to burn. I wonder, what really lies ahead for us?
What will life throw at her? In what ways will it try to break her dear form? The thoughts begin to consume me to the point of deep heartache. How I long to keep her sheltered from all the cruelty of this world. If only I could be her protecter forever and ever. . .
You did not wish to share the lollipop. You each wanted it all to yourself, to enjoy every moment, to savor to the last drop. And as I watched you trying so patiently to wait for a taste of the treasure, I was suddenly left a bit numb. For I realized I don’t want to… Continue reading 7 Things This Mom Wants Most for Christmas
You have given so much of yourself to them this year, but what is that one thing they truly wish to give to you?
Read (and see) my attempt at catching just one good photo of my kiddos for this year’s Christmas card!