Mother’s Day and the rippling effects of the “impossibles”

Mother’s Day and the rippling effects of the “impossibles”

Mother’s Day this time around was one I won’t soon forget, nestled in a hospital room with my Lucy, entrenched in the heat of mothering, trying my darnedest to harness my “inner-Linda”…the part of me that I search for often, that part of my mother who I hope runs through my veins. (She is the…

Mother’s Day 2017 — the real deal, and a Skype call with MAX
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Mother’s Day 2017 — the real deal, and a Skype call with MAX

It’s funny, I look at these pictures of Mother’s Day and I think, “Oh, looks like a perfect day.” But Mother’s Day was kind of tricky for me this year, at least in the beginning.  I don’t know why.  I know it’s a tough day for some moms.  Some like my friend are struggling since…

Mother’s Day 2016…

…was the best yet because this happened:  …and my cheeks are still hurting from smiling so much. Mother’s Day and Christmas are the days you get to talk to your missionary. I’ve always thought that was pretty exciting and awesome for moms, but never could I have realized how your heart can fly.  My cheeks…

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the inspiring Mothers in my life. I’ve meant to come log in here all day to write up my motherhood thoughts, oh boy I have a whole slew of them.  I’ve been thinking about my grandmothers, mine and Dave’s, and their grandmothers too.  And how the ripple effect of their…

Mother’s Day 2015

Oh boy I forgot to hit “publish” this morning. Dang, over and over each day I wish I could sit down and write down so many swirling thoughts pulsating through my head about life and religion and feelings and parenting and shining and figuring out how to help my kids see the shining and BE…