2017/12/14
Sandy Hook, Sandy Hook Elementary, Newtown Connecticut, Adam Lanza, Mass shooting, gun control

Why the Children of the Sandy Hook Shooting Can Never be Forgotten

I woke up this morning, then, I remembered what today is the anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting.  It’s 11 days before Christmas. It’s the third day […]
2017/03/17
Beauty and the Beast, Disney, movie review, family review

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast a Family Review

Last night the Big Guy surprised the girls with tickets to see Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, now playing in theaters. This should be no surprise […]
2015/11/02
Inside Out, Halloween, trick-or-treating

My Family went Inside Out for Halloween

Our entire lives have been upside down and inside out since I broke my leg but we are learning to deal with it. Honestly, this broken […]
2011/04/04

The Days are Long but the Years are Short

I spend my days, feeling like I am wishing them away. Don’t get me wrong. I adore my girls but when the girls are screaming, the […]
2011/03/17

Bella in Wonderland

Every year since Bella has had a birthday party, it’s always been a really big deal. I believe it has something to do with the fact […]
2011/03/10

Babies Growing up and Mommies letting go ~The Last Day of Five

Today is the last day that my Bella will be five. It is the last time I will put her to bed and kiss her on […]
2011/01/14

I Speak Baby…do you?

I used to take great pride in the fact that I could speak four languages. *Yes,I’ll pause a minute while you gasp in awe* I have loved languages since I was a small child. I grew up in a household that spoke two and as I grew, I had a voracious appetite not only for [...]
2010/12/29

The Ornament

This Christmas morning was a little different than our previous Christmases have been. The entire year has been a little “different”, since the Big Guy has been working away from home. It’s been a difficult transition to go from having a very hands on partner/father to one who is no longer here on a daily [...]
2010/12/02

Tooth Fairy; You creepy little bastard!

Recently, it seems that my girls are growing up at lightening speed. The phrases that pass their lips, the mannerisms, the reading, the attention to detail in their looks, and especially the observations that they make of the world..blow my mind. Here is one of Bella’s gems,as of late. photo courtesy of google images Bella recently lost her very first tooth.It was right around Halloween.She was very excited. Her father and I were, let me honest, pretty sad because, you see, this represents her growing up.This is just another first part of letting go.Bet you never knew losing baby teeth had such a deep meaning, did you? Though we may not be thrilled about what it symbolizes, you know we had to make a BIG GIGANTIC deal about it. This is the FIRST tooth.Grandma sent a little satin pillow to place the tooth in and put under my Bella’s pillow and there was a little book to record the moment. I snapped pictures and wiped away a tear*sniff,sniff* It happened on a Thursday, in the middle of the night and Bella told me that she wanted to wait for her Daddy to be home, so he could be part of [...]