Wants and Needs Part 1: Mama Knows Best

Some days when it is time to put Paxton down for a nap, he runs from me. And even though he is giving me every indication that he is exhausted and in total and utter need of sleep, he refuses to give into his body or the relief that I am trying to offer him. And it can be […]

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Crying on the Kitchen Counter

I found myself crying on my kitchen counter this morning, and while I can be known to regularly tear up at movies or sweet stories, as a whole, I am not a girl who cries. In fact, I am normally pretty darn cheery. But today, I just couldn’t hold back the tears. And when my husband […]

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To Be So Loved

I ran my first half marathon on Sunday, and it was quite awesome. At least, it was for me. But for my little son, it wasn’t. You see, he just wasn’t sure what to think about all the coming and going of his mom. When I drew near to him, he was happy. But when […]

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