Category Archives: emily

to love well

i’ve heard it said that life is not measured by the number of breaths we take but by the moments that take ourView full post »

emi~spread your wings baby girl

well this is just absolutely crazy… i call emi the baby of the family. she’s technically not the youngest,View full post »

she graduates

there are a handful of events, big ones actually, that occurred primarily back in may that i haven’t blogged aboutView full post »

one of the things i love most about her

she loves little ones. she always has. when she was old enough to toddle around, her hands were full of a few veryView full post »

emily’s graduation party

we had such a beautiful day to celebrate emily & two of her dearest friends at our home a couple weekends ago! soView full post »

emily’s senior prom & a funny

a few years ago when ariana grande’s, featuring iggy azalea, song Problem released, there just so happened to beView full post »

dancing with the highs & the lows

we laid there & laughed, fairly loudly actually. especially since it was only 5 something in the morning. we hadView full post »

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 »


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