I went to Sephora for the first time today.
Tim and the kids waited outside in the car with the air-conditioning running - and I ran in to try to get "color-matched" for a tinted moisturizer.
At thirty-four years old, I still don't wear any make-up besides my signature red lipstick. … [Read More...]
At 3:37am on a Thursday morning, I woke up with the chills.
As my body was overtaken by gentle shaking and I lay on my side, I knew today would be the day. "We're going to have a baby today," I whispered to Tim across the bed as my contractions began in short order. He knew.
After … [Read More...]
I wanted so desperately to make your double-digit birthday special.
Ten, after all, is something special. As you put it, you have now lived an entire decade. Ten more of the same and you'll be twenty - in college or married or traveling the world.
When I look back, I … [Read More...]
When you slipped a ring on my finger fourteen and a half years ago, I had no hesitation. None.
"'Til death due us part" seemed much too short even then.
You have only gotten better with age - smarter, funnier, wiser, and more successful.
A man of projects, you have … [Read More...]
Has there ever been a more obedient, cheerful, and delightful 3-year-old? I think you'd be hard-pressed to find one.
In fact, I'm somewhat sad that age three is coming to an end because you infuse so much goodness and virtue into our home.
One of your very best qualities … [Read More...]