Our mornings usually start right here. Her favorite rainbow blanket, a small bagel, and Linus waiting for the moment her guard is down so he can steal what he thinks is his breakfast. These two make my heart happy.
This morning I asked Alice if she wanted to go on an adventure and she promptly responded, “go see mice!” This morning we stood for a long time and watched as the mice went round and round, cuddled with their friends and tried to break out of their cage. It was a grand adventure andContinue reading “Happiness Journal”
Today over at Portland Moms Blog I shared a few minutes of one of my days ~ just one of many I have to live without my girls. This post was very difficult to write but I felt it was important. With each new day and life experience comes a new wave of grief and at the sameContinue reading “Parenting with PTSD: Surviving the Intense Waves of Grief ~ A PMB Post”
No words tonight just this photo of two best friends sharing a toy.* *Actually, Alice was showing Linus her toy trying to get him to grab it so she could scream that he took her toy.
Every year about this time I get an email asking if I want to purchase my Hippie Chick Run photos from previous years. The Hippie Chick was a run that Anna and I did together. I would run the 10k and she would meet me just before the finish line ~ it was our thing.Continue reading “Finish Line”
Last night I woke up and couldn’t get back to sleep. I miss my girls. I decided, after an hour of prayer, what I needed was something to hold on to. I reached under my pillow and pulled out Honey, Anna’s favorite blanket. I wrapped my arms around it tightly and held it to myContinue reading “Happiness Journal”