The Mighty C

Every morning, this boy of mine wakes to a world that is too bright, too loud & too fast. Every day we pray that we can provide him enough love, comfort and security to get him through to the end of the day whole and happy.

Every day we give him his medications, to . . . → Read More: The Mighty C

Grampy Travers

It’s been more than a month since Grampy passed. The house feels so empty without him…and I can’t seem to write anything else while this is here in my draft folder. Caleb talks about him every single day.


About 10 1/2 years ago, Eric and I moved in together…into a two family . . . → Read More: Grampy Travers

Quick, do the math! <3

Eight years…how can it be only eight years that we’ve been married? I feel as though we have lived an entire lifetime, maybe two, together already. I remember when we first met and I said, “No, I’m not dating you. You are too young.” What I really meant, though, was “I’m . . . → Read More: Quick, do the math! <3

To honor my Papa.

I’ve been writing blog posts in my head for days. Within hours of finding out that my Papa had passed my mind began turning to all the reasons I, and so many others loved him. None of what I was writing measured up, though, so I didn’t put any of them down on paper . . . → Read More: To honor my Papa.

Happy birthday, dude!


Dude. Are you aware that you are 9? NINE! I’m not going to whine about how fast the time is going because you keep showing me how awesome you are becoming with every passing day. I just can’t get enough. Every time I turn around you’re doing something new and amazing. Something that . . . → Read More: Happy birthday, dude!

Team Fragile X – A Challenge

It is the time of year for counting our blessings, for taking a look at our lives and giving thanks for all of the amazing things we have in this life both big and small. I’ve been looking hard at my everyday life for the awesomeness I might overlook on a day to day . . . → Read More: Team Fragile X – A Challenge

Thankful (a guest post)

Thankful Day 19 & 20

I am thankful for the amazing little brain that turns a marble run into “mini golf.” I will never take pretend play for granted.

I am thankful for the random appearance of Caleb’s name on surfaces around the house. He was here and everyone knows . . . → Read More: Thankful Day 19 & 20

Thankful Day 17 & 18

I am thankful to have discovered a passion, even if it leaves me folding t-shirts endlessly.

I am thankful for pumpkin cheesecake. Do I need an explanation for that??