I took Miss A (and her twin brother) out this weekend to get photos in her baptism dress before the weather turns. She had a very specific idea for her dress, and I have to say, it did turn out to be as beautiful as we both imagined in the end. I see so … More Divine.
Today we went on a little family bike ride. Actually, for us it was pretty long–almost 8 miles. My kids are getting so big so quickly, and they’re able to handle more. It’s fun. Our area has an awesome (mostly) paved trail system next to the Boise River called the Greenbelt. It’s almost entirely wooded, … More These are the best days.
Driving home just now, Michael Bublé’s Grown-Up Christmas List came on, and I burst into tears. That song has always gotten to me. A few years ago, I discovered it while making a slideshow for my parents, and I came across this photo: Something about pairing the two, even just in my head, now, makes … More For the Soul: My Grown-Up Christmas
A lot of people have twins–they’re more common now than ever before, and it seems like everywhere you turn, you see double strollers and matching sets of little heads bobbing along. Me? I have twins. I only have twins. I have two sets of twins. That I have children, at all, is a small miracle, … More The Truth about Twins
“You know, Mom,” J told me yesterday as he was adding little red and green bunches of plastic grapes to our Christmas tree, “it really is the most wonderful time of the year. Just like the song says!” As I lay on the couch and basked in the warm glow of the tree’s lights, drowsily mulling … More Most Wonderful