I don't know how many times a day that I utter, "my day job is getting in the way." On a daily basis, I commiserate with one of my co-worker friends about the subject. Both of us would much rather be knitting than working. Who wouldn't rather be at home enjoying their hobby as opposed … Continue reading Getting in the Way
- it's mid-September! The last few weeks have not only flown by but have included a flurry of activity. Baby Jane is 15 months old now and she is unstoppable! She is curious and fast and fearless and funny and understands words and is suddenly attached to me and lets me hold her longer and … Continue reading And Just Like That –
Every now and then something tremendous happens in my life and I forget to take a minute to be thankful. Today my heart is full and I am thankful for sure. I recently wrote about applying for a new Masters degree program at the University where I work. I received notification that I had been … Continue reading thankful friday / persistence
Daily Post Theme: Toothbrush Baby teeth - she now has 8. The first two cut like knives through her little soft gums and she cried and drooled and cried some more. Nothing could stop the tears or the pain. Her two front teeth hurt her but then more started popping in faster and with less … Continue reading Baby Teeth
This past weekend was super busy but it was great! I'm so proud of my husband that I could burst! This past weekend he graduated Manga Cum Laude from the University of Dayton with a degree in Global Manufacturing Technology Systems from the School of Engineering! Our weekend started with an awards ceremony on … Continue reading A House Full of Flyers!
The month of March was an especially tough one. My little family experienced two losses - one miscarriage and one lost cat. In February, my husband and I learned that we were expecting another baby due in October! It was such surprising news to us since we weren't exactly trying for another baby yet. Baby … Continue reading march: a slight hiatus
He was discovered as a kitten at my in-law's auto parts business 13 years ago. Mama cat brought all of her kittens into the garage to shelter them from the cool spring rain. There was quite a mixture of long-haired gray cats, a short haired black cat, a short haired gray cat and an orange … Continue reading Heiko & Mika
Daily Post Theme: Baby She is my sunshine baby.
Daily Post Theme: Rhythmic My little sweetpea has successfully slept through the night the last five nights in a row. It started last week when I finally decided that it was time to give her a chance to fall asleep on her own, without my help. Instead of rocking her to sleep, I laid her in the … Continue reading a new milestone
I've been thinking about motherhood lately. Just when I start to get the hang of being a Mama, something changes, and I'm reminded that I have no idea what I'm doing. My baby is 8 months old now and she's growing too fast. I think about the months and years ahead and I'm giddy with … Continue reading life is not without change