Monthly Archives: January 2014

Bud: 2 1/2 Years

Oh sweet boy, I can’t believe you are two and a half years old. But honestly, I kinda can. I know when I’m older and y’all are out of the house, I’ll say, “Man, that flew by.” but that day … Continue reading

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Bud Sayings

Bud: making ambulance noises with his truck Gammy: starts making them too Bud: “No Gammy! Don’t do dat! Calm down! Bennett Rippy is sleeping!” ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….    

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He’s a baby…

  a big, fat baby. And for some reason, I keep expecting him to sleep through the night consistently, be more predictable, and order me new jeans online. But sadly, he’s just a baby. I sat in the nursery last … Continue reading

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Resolutions?

  I don’t know if I can handle resolutions this year. Most days I feel like my resolution is to survive and still manage to be a good Mama and wife. But I do have some goals that are important … Continue reading

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When “help” was no longer a 4 letter word…

I’m terrible at asking for help. Terrible. Sam looks at me with such frustration as I am holding a baby, stirring something on the stove, and answering Bud’s really important questions about “whaa happen to dinosawrs Mama??”. And within t-minus … Continue reading

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Little moments in the New Year

I won’t lie. The big picture of life right now can seem overwhelming. So, I’ve decided to dwell on the sweet little moments that God allows me to have. It allows me to live more in the moment and less … Continue reading

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Christmas 2013

It came and it went and it was beautiful. There is something really magical about Christmas when your kid is old enough to get excited about Santa. And yes, we plan on lying to him to keep that magic alive … Continue reading

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