With all the events of the last several hours highly impacted by emotions, exhaustion, and anesthesia, it may be difficult to write/recall just how beautifully our journey into "Earthly parenthood" began. None-the-less, my emotional cup is currently so "full" that if I pass on jotting my feelings down I simply may burst in two. So… Continue reading Benjamin Russell Seager – Birth Story
"Happy Three Day Weekend!" Have you seen or heard this phrase over the past couple of days? I'm certainly guilty of hearing it (and saying it!). I mean, it's human nature to be egocentric. We as humans are programmed to think about ourselves first, and the others around us second. Survival of the fittest at… Continue reading The Servant
Today was one of the most odd days of "Spring weather" I've experienced in a long time. I woke up early (5:20am) and was surprised when I took Georgie outside for "Morning Potty," that it was a comfortable 65 degrees with little to no breeze. An hour later I'm getting ready and hear what sounds… Continue reading Promises and Pictures
Just as each "Spring Break" in my life has been unique for various reasons (travel-related or otherwise) SB 2018 has been one for the books. While this year did not consist of travel to Disney, Mexico, Europe, or otherwise, various activities were thoughtfully planned for well in advance of the week off of work. Having… Continue reading First World Problems
To describe that I've been raised in a "Christian upbringing" probably goes without "saying." My family attended church each week, my brother and I attended a Lutheran preschool, grade school, high school (and college, for that matter). However, given all of these "Christian actions" or choices made (initially) by my parents, there was one constant… Continue reading Generations of Faith
In case you live under a rock (or maybe are just following my blog, and not my personal Facebook page) the secret is out! As "Auntie Laura" put it so appropriately last night, "Congratulations! You are soon to be outnumbered with three stinky boys in the house!" The real question is, which one will smell… Continue reading The Secret’s Out!
Do you know what one of my favorite simple pleasures in life is? Putting on a brand new pair of socks. When socks are brand new they are extremely soft, thick, and just all around cozy. A week or so ago I ordered a package of new socks (on Amazon... another new favorite simple pleasure… Continue reading New Socks