The “D” word was never allowed in our home. It was never an option. Not even as a joke. Strictly forbidden. Catching on to how I said “was”?
My husband and I have reached a very real point in our marriage where it is an option and we are carefully trying to discern if that is our only option at the moment.
Continue reading The D Word
Listen: We can’t be there for others if we can’t be there for ourselves. Continue reading You Can Do It…Even When You Can’t
To love unconditionally, as I have learned, is to love someone beyond their flaws. It is to love them through their failures. To love them through disappointments and let downs. It is also to be loved unconditionally in return. Continue reading I Do, Take Two
So I’ll try. I will continue to try. This isn’t the kind of try that I have been trying these past 5.5 years. This kind of try requires a whole new level of strength, humility, effort, and energy. It’s something new. So I have to try. Continue reading Sometimes I can’t…Sometimes I can
I see this hanging on my wall every single day. It’s currently hanging above my sons diaper changing station, so I see it multiple times a day! Can I be honest? Deep down this note that a friend wrote to us on our wedding day 4.5 yrs ago, it’s what has helped me to stay above water when I felt like I was sinking. I’m … Continue reading “Prove them all wrong, guys”
We interacted for about 45 seconds today at the check out stand at Safeway on 85th street in Kirkland. Your willingness to reach out to me while I tried to sooth my sleepy toddler in his stroller, all while trying to check out more items I could carry, you made a deep impact on me- more than you could have ever known. All you said … Continue reading To the fellow mom that validated my existence today…
For the past week I have been posting something that I respect about my husband each day. I challenged myself to see past all the dirty laundry and unorganized dishes to purposefully and intentionally respect my husband in a way I never have before. Each day I grow to love him more along the way. Today though, was a little different. I know I haven’t … Continue reading Goodbye, Fiora