being a mommy · Mother's Day

Mothers’ Day

Camping at my aunt’s gorgeous lakeside property for two nights. Grilled out pork chops and cheeseburgers. My favorite iced tea in the whole wide world (cinnamon orange spice from a coffee shop in Nashville, IN). Two running bras as my gift. Fresh roasted cashews and sunflower seeds. IBC black cherry soda. Hours of reading while… Continue reading Mothers’ Day

birth mother · holidays · infertility · Mother's Day

Bittersweet Holiday

Today is Mothers’ Day. I have very mixed, bittersweet emotions today. My mother is traveling home from Florida and a visit with my brother. This is the first Mothers’ Day in at least eleven years that we have not spent together. My mother-in-law came over and we went out to lunch, but my husband is… Continue reading Bittersweet Holiday

food · Little Man · Mother's Day

Four Months (already!) and Mother’s Day

Today Little Man is four months old. Holy cow!! Where has the time gone? Stats (for those interested in such things): 27 3/4″ long (off the charts – I’m so proud!) 15 lbs 4 oz 16 3/4″ head He’s eating 5 ounces every three hours. EVERY three hours. Around the clock. BUT…tonight…we get to start… Continue reading Four Months (already!) and Mother’s Day

being a girl · Mother's Day

If You Are A Woman…

Celebrate today. Because YOU are a woman of influence… You are a wife… A daughter… A sister… A friend… An aunt… A niece… YOU AreĀ a woman of influence in someone’s life And that makes today All about YOU… Today should be a celebration of ALL women…because we all mother someone in someway at sometime. Even… Continue reading If You Are A Woman…