Happy Birthday Jadie Bear

During a snowstorm on September 14, 1997 at 12:26pm you came into this world, quickly, quietly and wide eyed with wonder. For 21 years now I've been watching you grow, initially tackling life with such cautious trepidation. Your first 4 years you were calmly, quietly soaking up your surroundings. You spent every moment observing. Just … Continue reading Happy Birthday Jadie Bear

Happy Birthday Bo!!

I don't even know where to begin with the baby of our bunch. I think I'll start by sharing how he wanted to spend his special day. A few weeks ago we began asking "hey Bowie, what do you want to do for your birthday?" And these were his responses... "Cuppy (his nickname for his … Continue reading Happy Birthday Bo!!

Happy Birthday Mak

Even before you were born I knew you were always going to be a challenge. You were stubborn from the very beginning. Although you slept through the night from day one, you kept me on my toes every moment you were awake. Never content to stay in one place and always pushing to find your … Continue reading Happy Birthday Mak

Love is my Anchor

There is so much pain, anger, jealousy, bitterness in our world. Some days my tender heart can't take it. I see myself curled in the fetal position in a lonely corner of my mind. Balled up there, aching, feeling all the hurt of those around me. People I know, but also multitudes I'll never meet. … Continue reading Love is my Anchor