Clickin Moms Blog Circle – Through Glass

It’s blog circle time again!  This month we were challenged to shoot through glass.  I tried a couple of different concepts but really wanted to capture the boys getting ready for bed and some night time snuggles.  I was finally able to set up the images tonight. These little boys are growing so fast.  We are going through a particularly challenging phase with them – but one day I’ll look back at these images and long for the days (and nights) where they demanded so much of our attention.  (And hopefully I’ll forget the yelling and biting and temper tantrums)! … Read more

I Wish

I wish the good memories flowed as easily as the bad ones. I wish that details of the millions of conversations I had with my mom were as easy to recall as are the feeling of hitting the cold hospital floor after my mom cried that she was “going to miss the baby.” I wish I didn’t have to struggle to remember my mom’s hug or strain to hear the sound of her voice in my head. I wish I didn’t have detailed flashbacks of conversations with doctors, signing a DNR, the hospice room, or the school bus that kept … Read more

Making Sense of the Senseless

The World seems crazy right now.  This week has been a never-ending stream of terror and loss and sadness-the Boston bombings, the Texas plant explosion, a blogger losing her special needs son too soon. I continue to be grateful that my boys are too young to understand or notice any of this.  I don’t have to figure out how to explain evil and death to them, I don’t have to assure them of their safety.  Like so many others, I’m so glad I don’t have to do that yet! But maybe it’s not the kids that need reassurance – maybe … Read more