It's Wednesday afternoon, the day before I will post this article. Downstairs, the cuckoo chimes 3:30pm. I can faintly here my kiddos laughing to Wild Kratts now beginning downstairs while snuggled up next to each other under a warm blanket. They love PBS- something new to them since we've returned from the DR. Upstairs, the … Continue reading #Thankful Thursday- Dominican Life
As the holidays approach they bring about such a beautiful season, but for many they can bring stress, tension, and sadness. For me they bring both. I love the holidays and all the magic they usher in, but they also lead me to waters of deep reflection, of mourning over the past- both last year … Continue reading #thankful thursday- family
____________________ Last Thursday Another month has gone by. The dryer lulls in the background. It's full of Alan's work clothes. It's 10:19pm to be exact. I am in bed. Comfy jammies. Cup of peppermint tea by my side. Scandal on TV. (please don't judge). Today we woke up and the girls finished two math lessons … Continue reading 2 months and happy Nevada day
I remember the first time I heard the words "Life Plan." I was visiting my best friend in Chicago in what felt like the dead of winter (It was December 1) of last year. My life had taken a drastic turn. Things were falling apart. More specifically, I was falling apart. Just two months prior … Continue reading What’s in a Life Plan Anyway?