Showing posts from March, 2019

To Isaac, on your 4th Birthday!

Isaac, I just love you buddy.  You are such a sweet little guy and just a joy.  You can scream something fierce if you get mad, but you are generally easy going and go with the flow.  You like to play with super heroes, figures, and cars.  You almost always have a small toy in your hand.  Right now your favorites are random cars and magna-tiles.  You LOVE to push buttons and touch all the things.  You've turned off Grandma & Papa's heat in the middle of winter just because you like to push buttons.  You also like to just see what things do.  I'm sure this curiosity will serve you well one day.  You like school but aren't always excited about going.  You LOVE Miss Dawn at church and being in her class.  Buddy, I am so thankful for you.  You are the sweetest fifth baby a momma could ask for and I'm grateful for you! Love you always, Momma  (Yes, we're still best friends) For your birthday dinner we are having: PIZZA.  You asked for chicken b

Thankful Thursdays Top Ten #2

What a week!  I spent the weekend at IF: Gathering here in Dayton.  It was awesome but it was a lot of information and a lot of people.  I crashed hard Tuesday night.  Like, went to bed at 8pm crashed hard.  It was lovely though and my mind and body thank me for it. Without further ado, I'm thankful for... 1. Rest.  And recognizing how my introverted self functions.  If I spend a weekend with a room full of women, tons of speakers, and lots of small talk, I'm going to need a nap.  So I crashed and crashed hard and it was just fine.  I'm thankful for recognizing the need and the permission to do it. 2. Chocolate croissants.  Not life changing, but oh my goodness are they yummy.  They fill that light but delicious need that sometimes just needs to be met.  (I'm generally a give me all the heavy baked goods, but this was a lovely change of pace). 3. Honesty. There are a couple Instagram accounts I've been following lately that have been very "life is messy