HappyThoughtBubble.com follow up

Apr 25

HappyThoughtBubble.com follow up

Sorry for my delay in posting the winner of the HappyThoughtBubble.com drawing.  Using highly scientific methods, Greta and I determined that the winner is:   Woo!  (Terri K, I’ve sent you an email.) Thanks to everyone who entered (and liked and shared!) our drawing.  The rainbow bubbles pictured at the top of this post are on Meg’s website.  She calls...

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Random

Apr 22

It’s a busy week for me. Good busy.  But, still.  Busy. Now that I think about it, when it is it not a busy week?  Hmmmm. Anyway, I wrote down all the commenters for the HappyThoughtBubble.com giveaway (thank you!) and I’ll have the girls draw a name at breakfast tomorrow.  Other bloggers seem to use some sort of official method to ensure the randomness...

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Perspective

Apr 21

Last night I tucked Maren into bed after we read our chapter together.  When I tiptoed into her room to deposit laundry thirty minutes later, she whispered, “Mama, will you snuggle me?” I mentally threw away my To Do List, and I crawled into her bottom bunk with her.  I lay on my back inhaling her scent, noting the length of her limbs, and listening to...

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HappyThoughtBubbles.com

Apr 17

HappyThoughtBubbles.com

Some of you may remember that Baby Sister gave me a whole box of orange Happy Thought Bubbles (her name for what you might have formerly recognized as blown glass Christmas ornaments) to give away to both staff and patients in the Chemo Room during my Orange Chemo treatment.  Everyone had happy thoughts hanging from their IV poles: dripping drugs and happiness!...

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These good days

Apr 16

These good days

Confession: there are some days as a mom where I cry.  I feel like I’m doing it all wrong, I’m broken, they’re broken, and oy-I-have-t0-do-it-all-again-tomorrow.  I think all parents have days like that. Those days are hard. Thankfully, the past few days have not been like that. I’ve had a really great stretch of days with my girls recently....

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