trying to explain the bad…

This morning when I dropped Juliana off at carpool she made a comment about how there is a police officer at her school all the time.  I have also seen the officer every morning and afternoon.  I have waited for him to blow his whistle for the cars to open their doors and let the Continue Reading →

Dear Mini on your first day of kindergarten, 

Today is the day kiddo.  Your first day of kindergarten.  I have so much to say and lots of things to tell you but for some reason I can’t find the words.  I open my mouth to speak and tears pool up in my eyes.  I close my mouth and turn the other way so Continue Reading →

Happy Graduation, Happy Recital, Happy Everything

May was such a busy month for us, especially for Mini.  She finished out her last few weeks of preschool, performed in her 2nd dance recital, and walked across her 4K graduation stage (insert all the ugly cries here).   My mom came to visit for the week to help us celebrate all of her Continue Reading →

A day at the aquarium

One of the best parts about living in Birmingham is that besides the city having a lot of things to do, we are in such close proximity to other large cities.  Some are close enough for day trips and some are better for a weekend getaway.  Mike and I decided that while we are living Continue Reading →

Dear Mini, on your Preschool Graduation day,


Dear Mini,