So much has happened this year. Much of it has been wonderful but part of this year has been filled with sorrow.
January - Ivy turned 6 and had an adorable monkey themed party with many of her closest friends. Scott had to have back surgery which now serves as a reminder that he is [...]
Anyone who has lost a someone close to them knows that each of the milestones presents more tears but also an opportunity to think of and talk more about your lost loved one.
Last week was just one of those days. Almost 4 months ago my sister-in-law lost her 2 year battle with cancer. Since [...]
Attending a national dance competition is a big commitment – financially and emotionally (plus it took most of my vacation time from work). It was a big commitment that I was happy and willing to make.
A 9-year-old dancer knows if she loves dance. She knows how to work hard and she knows what [...]
In many ways, 2011 was a fantastic year. But then again, it was one of my least favorite years in recent memory. I dare say that the fact that it has been the worst year of late, that that explains why I haven’t done much blogging. As someone who loves to write (even though I [...]
One of the many things that I love about the family that I grew up in is our commitment to traditions. Even after some of them could have or should have died a natural death. While we hold tight to our old traditions, we also embrace new ones. Or at least we’ll give them a [...]