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Showing posts from November, 2014

A Little Update

Ya'll, here it is two days before Thanksgiving, and I still haven't blogged about Halloween.  I am such a slacker.  Even right now, I don't feel like posting. The thing is, I really want to get back into the habit of writing because it is such an important keepsake to me.  We do a lot of fun things throughout the holiday season, so I'm hopeful that I'll at least be inspired with new content. I had really gotten into the habit of documenting my life on Instagram, but it's just not the same as having a blog.  I can't tell the whole story with one little photo or collage.  I will probably do a few highlight posts in the days ahead to get everyone back up to speed on my life, but they won't be too in depth.  I think the blogging absence, although sad, is indicative of the phase we are in with work, kids, and activities. I am going to make a conscience effort to document more frequently for myself. So without further adieu, here is a highlight of our

To Be His Mom

Since the beginning, Eli had defied reason.    His very existence it a contradiction to the world of science and modern medicine.   He is, by the grace of God, a miracle – a blue-eyed, blond haired, energetic, precious miracle.   Since “Day One,” he has had me on my toes.   I never thought I would be a mom, and yet motherhood caught me off guard.   I wasn’t sure that I would know what to do with a little boy, yet I delivered a six pound, bouncing, little man.   Then there was the three and a half years of pure torture as method after method failed to bring us a full night’s rest.   Oh, and I must not forget the constant ear infections that had doctors stumped for a good six months or the end result when a thirteen month old had to have adult-sized tubes put into ear canal. Yes, since day one, this little blue-eyed, blond, modern day miracle has had me on my toes.   Maybe it was the time he took off his diaper and pooped in the floor, or the time he broke a Christmas ornamen