Posts Tagged: life with boys

Love from Eli, Carrie Fisher

27Dec2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

As the Mom of a houseful of Star Wars fans, I was sad to hear that Carrie Fisher died today. I know the Internet will be saturated with tributes to her, but I wanted to share our story, too. It meant a lot to me that she and her brother took the time to make… Read more »

A First Homecoming

29Oct2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Sitting out under the stars, waiting for Eli’s homecoming dance to end, I feel completely out of place. Dozens of much older-looking teens mill about in their Sunday best, making me feel even less like I belong here. My son is just a freshman. Fourteen years old. He doesn’t look like these young adults yet…. Read more »

The Longest Night

7Aug2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Exactly one month ago, at this hour, this was my view: I posted it on my social media and called it “The Longest Night” because it absolutely was. Longer than a night of labor. Longer than all those nights with a screaming newborn at the breast. Longer than nights spent comforting a feverish child. Sitting… Read more »

A glimpse into our wackiness

31May2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

I’m not gonna lie–it’s been a rough couple of months at our house. Non-essential tasks have fallen by the wayside, and that includes regular blogging. But this kind of stuff that I’m posting today…this is what keeps me going. I am so grateful for a family that knows how to laugh!   Earlier today, this… Read more »

Pirate Adventure Island Open at Legoland

23Mar2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

It’s no secret to anyone who reads my blog that I’ve got some Lego-lovin’ boys in this house. They’re always excited to visit Legoland Discovery Center in Atlanta, but especially when there’s something totally new to check out. We’ve seen on previous visits that something new was being built, but we had no clue what… Read more »