The Peeks and Boos of Averey at Nine Months Old

Nine months old. I’ll let that sink in a bit. Yeah. Hard to believe, isn’t it? This girl is in flirting distance of her ONE YEAR Birthday. What?! She is on the brink… Continue reading

Spilt-Second Love Story

Family in town. Pre-wedding dinners. Pre-wedding jitters. All the plans, appointments, and schedules. All of it coming together. All because two people fell in love. In a spilt-second that love captured for all… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist

Oh, the joys and excitement of field day at school. It marks a day of celebration. No schoolwork! No books! A day that sings of Summer and the freedom of summer. In fact,… Continue reading

A Summer in the Arts

One of my favorite hang-outs The Arlington Museum of Art hosted their very first photography contest. Aptly named, the “Image as Art Photo Contest: The Landscape”. The contest allowed entries for a fee… Continue reading

Her First Mother’s Day

I remember my first Mother’s Day. My daughter had just been born. A soft and tiny miracle. I inhaled her fresh baby scent and enjoyed being a Mom for the first time; a… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: On the Move

WordPress has challenged us yet again. The theme this week is “On the Move” . Movement is life (I think I am quoting World War Z?). But truly, movement is exciting and thrilling.… Continue reading

A Letter to the Mother of my Step Children

I know I am not the perfect step-in parent for your children. I make mistakes. I misjudge. I get frustrated, confused, and conflicted. It’s a tight wire balance of being too close and… Continue reading

When it is Twenty Years Later…

On this day, twenty years ago, I gave birth to my baby girl. The day I met her is the most amazing day I could ever imagine. I remember I couldn’t stop looking… Continue reading