La maternelle, déjà?

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 [...]

Confidence in Motherhood

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Some women slip into the role of a confident mom more easily than others. It's not that they are better moms, it's just that they are more confident in their abilities. I've been told I'm one of those confident moms. Truthfully, I feel confident in my role as a mom. [...]

Happy March Birthdays

March is a fun month. In early March, we celebrate my husband's birthday. We remind him that he is appreciated and loved. We shower him with homemade cards and birthday cake, and we toast to another great trip around the sun. Then there is Robert's birthday. He was born just days before World Down Syndrome [...]

4 years ago

One fun thing about cloud photo storage and social media is that you get these notifications to remind you what was happening "on this day" last year, or several years ago. Last week, my notification was pretty special. It reminded me that 4 years ago, at the age of 23 months, Robert was taking his [...]

My firecracker

Sullivan is my firecracker. He wears his heart on his sleeve. He feels his emotions on a grand scale. He loves with his whole heart. His zesty personality is one I am learning to navigate. And he truly makes me a better mama. Mama's helper The morning this photo was taken, he saw his scarf [...]