Everything seems surreal these days. People are walking around in masks. Stores are putting limits on toilet paper and canned soup. Temperature checks are standard at the dentist and eye doctor. And my youngest daughter, Willow, is turning 7! Crazy, right? S-E-V-E-N. How is this happening? Is this all a dream? Nope. Whether I like … More It’s Her Birthday and I’ll cry if I Want to!
You are my sunshine, my only sunshine. You make me happy when skies are grey. You’ll never know, dear, how much I love you. Please don’t take my sunshine away. I sing those words to Willow every night before putting her to bed. It’s a routine that started shortly after she was born. At the … More A Golden Birthday Indeed
My baby is no longer a baby. She’s 3. THREE! How in the world did this happen? For months I’ve been telling Willow to stop growing up. Obviously, she didn’t listen. She’s just like her big brother and sister. They’re great at ignoring me, too. Even though today is Willow’s birthday, I will not be … More 3 Reasons I’m Not Making a Cake For My Daughter’s 3rd Birthday
Dearest Willow, Happy Birthday Baby Girl! I cannot believe you are two years old!!! The thought of it makes my heart ache. Especially when I think back to the day you were born. If only I knew then, what I know now. Tangled in tubes, wrapped with wire, you seemed so small, so fragile that … More To My Daughter On Her Birthday
Oh. my. goodness. Willow is turning ONE tomorrow! The big 1! AHHHHHH! How did we get here? I swear I was just pregnant… freaking out about how three kids would put me in the loony bin. But hey… I’m not there! I’m here! And… the baby I was fearing… turned out to be just what … More Ohmygoshmybabyisturningone!