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Emmie Jane Turns Two
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Emmie Jane Turns Two

Somehow, our Emmie Jane turned two this week.  We took the girls to the beach in the morning on her birthday and picked up two sprinkle donuts (one chocolate, one vanilla) on the way. They sat wordlessly together on the sand with their donuts for a while and then launched into a very urgent rock...

Life Lately: March 2022
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Life Lately: March 2022

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a life or family update post, and while nothing really “big” is going on, I wanted to pause for a minute this week and try to capture this moment in time.  Most people won’t care about this post, but my mom will, and I will, down the road. ...

Charlotte’s 3rd Birthday
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Charlotte’s 3rd Birthday

Somehow, Charlotte turned three years old yesterday.  Right in front of our eyes, she has become a little girl. And I know this happens to every kid, all around the world, every single day. But I don’t know, I just STILL wasn’t ready. I feel like so much of parenting is doing the same thing...

Emmie Jane’s First Birthday
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Emmie Jane’s First Birthday

Today is Emmie’s first birthday which feels so special and also like a slap in the face seeing as I just birthed her last week?  UGH. Emmie is such a dear, darling little girl. She is curious and coy and smiley and soft. She’s the warmth our family needed, and we thank God every day...

Two (and a Half) Years with Charlotte Tyler
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Two (and a Half) Years with Charlotte Tyler

Okay, please just humor me here.  When Charlotte turned two years old last November, we had just sold our house in Oceanside and moved to University City. I also had a very needy newborn on my hands.  I managed to throw Char a little family ballerina birthday party, but that was about all I could...