There's no better feeling than when he looks at me and smiles that smile. His whole face lights up, his eyes sparkle, joyful. Our dance is synced, our rhythm steady. To experience the lilt in his laugh is to know the purest kind of love and in that moment, when I am his, I know it is the closest to ... » Learn More about Dancing in the Rain
Parenting, marriage, faith, and funny (with a few rants thrown in for good measure).
Since last September, I've been all via GIPHY Morning, noon, and night, I poured over my book, determined to meet the February manuscript deadline. As of February 28 at 3:00, I met that deadline--nay, I SLAYED that deadline!--and I learned a few things whilst slaying. Allow me ... » Learn More about Things I Learned While Writing My First Book
Hi, pals! This post is a bit of a departure from my usual writing, but because I have friends who have experienced or who are currently struggling with infertility issues, I agreed to share this important information. Hugs to anyone who recognizes themselves in these words. Forty is the new ... » Learn More about Understanding Pregnancy Over 40
If you'd said the name "Hamilton" a few years ago, I would've been all meh. Like, okay, he's on the ten dollar bill...aaaand? When the Broadway musical, Hamilton, came out, that all changed, and after seeing it last night, I'm pretty sure that's the whole point of the show: remember Alexander ... » Learn More about Names & Words
When we lost our Bella and Hurricane within two months of each other, I was devastated. I didn't know life without a dog, and while my husband was ready to enjoy the freedom of not being responsible for yet another living thing, I missed it. Like, a lot. I whined about it on Facebook and to ... » Learn More about Welcome to the Family, Charlie!