Be All There (Part 3)

Be All There (Part 3)

Yesterday, I was absolutely overwhelmed at the response to my post. I was truly excited, truly humbled… And then truly confused. “Why are people even reading this? I don’t know anything!” And then truly ridiculous. “How am I going to write anything that people are going to care about again? I don’t think I have […]

1…2…3…4…5!!!

1…2…3…4…5!!!

Today we visited Abby’s great-great-grandmother Faye in truly rural Hollis, Oklahoma. (Seriously. This place is so rural, a Sonic can’t even survive there.) However, this is one of my favorite places to be—all five generations in the same room—just being together. No expectations. No obligations. Just enjoying each others’ company. (Even if I did miss […]

Be All There (Part Dos)

Be All There (Part Dos)

Yesterday didn’t start off the greatest. Baby girl woke up at 1 am throwing up. We gave her some Motrin to get her fever down, but it didn’t seem like anything we should take her in for. (To all those wondering, the stuffed kitty kat came out of the wash just fine.) Didn’t sleep much—and […]

It’s Not the 4th of July…

It’s Not the 4th of July…

My first phrase as a kid was “I do it myself”. If you know me at ALL, this probably doesn’t come as a surprise. I mean, c’mon! See how good I was at getting toilet paper? I was a pro! I definitely understand the whole “I might as well do it if it’s going to […]

Be All There (Part I)

“Wherever you are be all there.” –Jim Elliot   I think I first heard this quote in college. I’ve been working on it ever since. It has become increasingly important in managing life, especially since there are now more people in my life (mainly hubby and baby) and more difficult tasks to tackle (I won’t list […]