• My Loud Dishwasher

    My Loud Dishwasher

    Most of my adult life I have been washing dishes by hand. I know it shocking that there are people in AMERICA in the 21st century that do not have dishwashers, but it's true! I

  • Meeting a Project Runway Fashion Designer

    Meeting a Project Runway Fashion Designer

    A couple years ago my best friend called me to let me know that there was a deaf designer on Project Runway that signed and had a cochlear implant. I had never watched the show

  • 15 Years Ago I Wasn’t Quite In Love

    15 Years Ago I Wasn’t Quite In Love

    This is a really exciting year for me you guys. I am a bit of a romantic, and while most of our anniversaries are low key, the 5th and the 10th were unforgettable. Seriously. My

Christmas Card 2014

By | December 25th, 2014|Categories: My Life, Uncategorized|

Every year we do a Christmas card. Even if they seem thrown together or unprofessional don't let that fool you! I put a ton of thought and effort into every single card. I usually have

SJ Latest Vocab Explosion

By | November 19th, 2014|Categories: Hearing Loss, My Life|

This was one of my most recent updates about SJ's progress in her cochlear implant journey, which was posted August 12, 2014. "I feel like we have been at a stand still over the summer.

About My Parenting Journey

By | October 5th, 2014|Categories: Lifestyle, Motherhood, My Life, Uncategorized|

I figured since we will be doing this thing for 31 days, and you all will be reading my voice the whole time, I would share a little of background info.  I've got all the fun and

SJ’s 2nd Year of Preschool

By | August 12th, 2014|Categories: Hearing Loss, My Life, Special Needs, Uncategorized|

I can't believe this will be SJ's last year of preschool. I never  necessarily even planned for my children to even go to preschool, but as you know SJ case is a little different. The idea that

Fun For the Fourth

By | July 8th, 2014|Categories: My Life, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Keeping with my summer progress reports I am delighted to share that we had an exciting week full of family, fireworks, fun, and festivities. Here were the boredom busters for last week. 1.  Family This

Last Day of Kindergarten

By | May 31st, 2014|Categories: My Life, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Today I put Z on the bus for last time, at least for Kindergarten. I remember putting him on the bus for the first time 9 months ago. I watched him square his shoulders, march

More Than Words Can Say

By | May 5th, 2014|Categories: Hearing Loss, Motherhood, My Life, Special Needs, Uncategorized|

*This was originally written over a year ago. Sometimes I just need to write even if I keep it to myself, but today, on the 2nd anniversary of her diagnosis, I am ready to share.*

Ezie’s Birth Story

By | October 6th, 2012|Categories: My Life, Natural Living, Pregnancy & Birth|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  October 1, 2012 “Honey. Wake up! I don’t feel good. I’ve been throwing up. I think we should just head toward the hospital”  It was 3:00 am and we had only been asleep for

FaceBook to the Rescue

By | March 8th, 2012|Categories: My Life, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

My whole world turned upside down when we decided to sell our house and leave the place we've called home for the first 11 years of our marriage. Then my computer turned upside down when

My Brother’s Wife & My Former Life

By | October 8th, 2009|Categories: My Life, Uncategorized|

I was born in northern Kentucky, and after my dad's job relocated us to Atlanta and then Dallas somehow the rest of my family all ended up back in Kentucky going to the same church

Top 5 Complaints

By | August 27th, 2009|Categories: My Life, Pregnancy & Birth, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

I don't like to be a whiner, but sometimes you just have to let it all out. Like nurmisur commented when I announced the pregnancy "Good thing about having blog is that you can complain

Z’s Birth Story

By | September 9th, 2008|Categories: Lifestyle, My Life, Natural Living, Pregnancy & Birth|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Birth Story of Mr. Z It all started on September 3, 2007. It was Labor day (what a coincidence). We were going to my sister in law’s house for a family get to together.


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