Last night I went and looked at cribs. I found this beautiful light grey crib and I went over to it and rubbed my hand along the soft wood and right there in the store I burst into tears. These were not the same tears that I know so well of heartache and grief, these… Read More when we let hope rise
Remember that time I wrote for a blog called The Harris Life and it was so fun and I posted all the time? Remember that time I had a goal to write more? Remember that time I realized I’m a complete failure when I looked back and am shocked to realize I haven’t posted since… Read More I admit that I am a failure.
My Sweet Rory, SEVEN. It happened in a blink. You ask me all the time to tell you about the night you were born and every time I tell it I get teary-eyed. If you have babies of your own you will know that there is nothing on earth more magical than having your first… Read More a letter to Rory on her 7th birthday.
I know those who don’t see me in real life probably think I’ve lost my touch with crazy things happening to me… so I just needed to hop on here and tell you- NOPE. Let me present to you… LOCK THE DOOR!!!!! (!!!!!!) : A Short Story A few weeks ago, my little family went… Read More LOCK THE DOOR!!!! (!!!!) : A Short Story
I’m not sure there is much more cliche than a New Year Goals post, but here we are anyway. 2016 was a year of self discovery and quietness from me in life and on the blog. I regret not documenting the fun, hilarious, and crazy adventures like in years past. Every time I start thinking… Read More Goals for 2017
It is absolutely true what they say about how each year goes faster the older you get. I can’t believe it is time again for another year to end. The year 2016 has been a year of growth, reflection, successes and heartache all rolled into one. I feel like that is every year for every… Read More Christmas Letter 2016
It’s an unusually warm fall which, at times, I am tired of the heat but nights like tonight I’m thankful for it. We ate dinner outside Saturday on the back deck, still in our pajamas from the day of alternating between cleaning and laziness. Andy grilled fish and I made quinoa and corn and black… Read More Rory’s heart.
Well, people, I am here to tell you our latest saga at The Harris House. Lice. That is right, folks, lice. Rory came home one day in the last few weeks (not disclosing the day so y’all won’t assume you are getting it if you saw us in the last 2 weeks) with lice. So when… Read More smh = scratching my head
It was 5 years ago when we were learning the significance of Ryder’s heart problems and that surgery would be the only solution. It seems like yesterday and a lifetime ago all at once. I thought getting through that would be the hardest thing I’ve ever done, but turns out, parenting is full of “hardest… Read More fearfully and wonderfully made
Tuesday was the last day of Whole 30! If nothing else, I knew I would be so proud that I stuck with this for 30 days. So, here are my results: Clearer, glowy-er skin. Less bloat. Better sleep No longer craving sugar or coke No pain. Sometimes I get restless leg type symptoms and I… Read More Whole 30 Update- day 30(ish)