Photo by Miguel u00c1. Padriu00f1u00e1n on Pexels.com How is it possible to look at you and immediately be taken back to those first breaths you took? Or, to think it's only been a few weeks since you took your first tentative steps? It's been 8 wonderful years, but I remember each one still so clearly. [...]
I'm sitting in my bedroom, holding the baby close as I nurse her. The lights are off in an effort to keep quiet and calm. I breathe her in, soaking up this precious moment with my last baby. Snuggling my best girl I thought this year would be different. I hoped for more quiet moments [...]
2021 was a bust when it comes to my blog. Did you notice? I felt the emptiness of not putting "pen to paper" over the past year. The emptiness of not connecting with others, and sharing our trials and tribulations. Now here we are... About to turn the pages of our calendars and jump into a New Year. And with this, I want to bring myself back to the blog. I want to get back to documenting our moments of joy, our reasons to celebrate, our struggles, our challenges, and even our "mundane Panny lives" as it were.
Sometimes, something happens and it's not really a big deal, but the weight of that moment feels like so much to bare. One more thing on an already full plate. Report card season? It's not just looking over one report card, it's looking at two. It's trying to figure out how the report card and [...]
I don't know what happened. I feel fairly confident that it wasn't that long ago that I gave birth to our 2nd son. Wasn't it just last month that I introduced Robert to his baby brother, Sullivan? The baby Robert begged me, at every chance he could, to hold? The one he proudly called "his [...]