“Let labor begin on it’s own…” (Lamaze Healthy Birth Practice #1) On the evening of September 6, 2010, this was the one thing I was trying to repeat over and over to myself. I was almost 41 weeks pregnant. In the months leading up to Ezra’s birth, I had done of lot of research into … [Read more…]
It was very important to both Russ and I that our child’s name be a name that not only did we both like, but also something that had significance to us, and a significance that we could pass on to our child. A name with meaning.
Last night we got to drive up to Springfield, Ohio to see one of my best friends, Maggie, graduate from high school…one of “those friends” who I met via the internet. This was our first time meeting “IRL” (in real life), after knowing each other for two long years in an online FRIENDSHIP!
Military surprise homecoming at Christmastime! It felt so good to be in his arms that Christmas season…our first Christmas together. This is “what the first Christmas means to me.”
It all started out with my older brother Kurt, his high school art class, and an inside joke that no one can remember who started. Everyone would say “mic” all the time. It was always “mic” this and “mic” that. For instance, when they would say McDonalds, they would really emphasize the “Mc” part. (Who … [Read more…]