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Our Little Sunshine

Our Little Sunshine

“Mae, say mmmma-ma. Can you say ma-ma?” She just gives me a cheesy grin. “Da-da-da!” “Say ma-ma-ma!” Again the sweet grin with upturned eye, her eyelashes nearly touching her eyebrows. She refuses to make a noise. As soon as I turn around I hear her […]

Friends, Festivity, and Fellowship at the Coke 10k

Friends, Festivity, and Fellowship at the Coke 10k

Loud music reverberates from speakers, attempting to overpower the lesser noises of runner small-talk, the pounding shoes from warm-ups and dynamic stretching, and the overall din of athletes preparing themselves to race. The crowd of people gathered under a banner with “START” blazoned across in […]

May Goals

May Goals

Now that I am done with school, finally done writing pages upon pages of projects and papers, I decided for my May goals to focus on…writing. Ever since I was very young, I have loved to write. The first “book” I wrote was called Best […]

Done!

Done!

Done. Several times it felt like this day would never come, but today it did. I finished my last term for my Bachelor’s degree. The term officially ends on Sunday, and the graduation commencement is May 11, but I am done with my coursework, and […]

Simple Activities with Baby

Simple Activities with Baby

My focus for March was simplicity, and as with all of my monthly goals, I am still trying to keep them through the rest of the year. One thing I tried to focus on in March was single-tasking and focusing on what I was doing […]

April Goals

April Goals

“The only way to have a friend is to be one” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson “A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and that which we take the least care of all to acquire.” ~ Francois de La Rochefoucauld My goal theme for […]

Mama at a Track Meet

Mama at a Track Meet

Athletes milled about, jogging, jumping, stretching. The smell of the rubbery track and grassy field blended in the fresh air with the spicy scent of icy hot. “She looks like she’s fast. I wonder which event she’s running,” I thought to myself, immediately beginning to […]

March Goals

March Goals

February seemed to just fly by! I am late in posting these goals for March, but I still feel like it can’t really be March yet. The theme for my goals this month is Simplicity. I just began my final (!!) term of college, there […]

Mae is Six Months!

Mae is Six Months!

Where has the time gone? I think I blinked and now Mae is six months old. Half a year. Way too old. I haven’t posted many Mae updates, so I figured it was time for one! I am so blessed to be her Mama. Mae […]

My Prayer Binder

My Prayer Binder

Photo credit: unsplash.com A prayer journal is not the answer to a deeper, richer prayer life, but in my experience it helps. When I was a freshman in college I attended a workshop for a prayer binder led by one of my dear friends. I […]