Category Archives: emily

18 & brave

i am certain highschool for this generation is completely different than highschool days were for me. i’ve watchedView full post »

birthday blessing from a friend

emi turned 18 friday and while i could be a totally cliche mom & say “well that went by in a blink&#View full post »

happy girls are the prettiest~ audrey hepburn

if i had to choose one word to describe emi, it would be a close tie between loyal & happy.  she’s honestlyView full post »

a little more love left for november

before november becomes but a distant memory and for posterity if  nothing else, i’d love to share a few memoriesView full post »

emi in the middle & a gift for your teenager

for all you young mamas, i will tell you, that toddler who is wearing you out and is learning to shout say sweetly &#View full post »

i wish i had an emily in my life when i was 17

august 23. 1996. i brought sweet emi home from the hospital late that afternoon. she was born the evening prior –View full post »

sweet spots & sunhats

do you feel like you are in your sweet spot? that place of perfect balance. well, that word perfect makes us all wannaView full post »

friendship

watching my girls grow up over the years, one of the sweetest aspects is watching who they choose for friends. we allView full post »

validation, identity and a pageant

          often times we look for, we long for, we need the acceptance “award&#View full post »

a special evening for her

                        i was one of those girls whoView full post »

sweet 16 week of celebration

dan & i were headed out last night to a fancy dinner of mellow mushroom pizza all by our sweet little selves &View full post »

what i hope you know sweet girl….

 We will not hide these truths from our children;    we will tell the next generationabout the glorious deeds ofView full post »

seaside, a fabulous sun hat & a john wind special

  yesterday i posted about some of the pieces from carol & company that i wanted to share with you. today i have aView full post »

a generation of peace

one of my favorite aspects of parenting is when, as the parent, i have the opportunity to learn from and be inspired byView full post »

life as a 15 year old & being a mom

  i mentioned to ya’ll that the month of may was going to take me out  but we’re rolling along ok &View full post »