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My husband Mark and I live in the southeast U.S. with our lovely daughters, Amelia and Florence. We also share our lives with a lab(ish) goofball of a dog named Shelby.
Taken after church this past Sunday, right before Mark took Amelia on a lunch (and ice cream!) date. These pictures melt my heart for a dozen different reasons – I’m so thankful for those two!
Amelia has been having an awful time going to sleep lately – we think that she has started having nightmares and is imagining scary things in her room. She is constantly worried that it is going to storm (thunder). We have been doing EVERYTHING we can think of to calm her mind (removed the curtain [...]
On Friday Amelia discovered a new favorite game – Dirty Dishes! She had a blast playing in the sink, even though she got completely soaked. If you listen carefully in the first video clip, you can hear her say the words dirty and dishes. In the second video you can hear her talking to herself [...]
On Friday Amelia wore a very special dress. It was mine when I was her age – she looked so precious! She was fairly happy for most of the morning, but after she woke up from her nap she turned into Little Miss Drama Queen. I could tell she wasn’t feeling well, so I put [...]
On Saturday afternoon we went to Sonic to pick up a chocolate malt and drove to a local park to enjoy our snack. Amelia had a lot of fun on the big blue swing and would hardly let me or Mark stop pushing her! We met another little boy who was about 9 months older [...]
We just got back from a lovely visit to Chattanooga. Last September we purchased a 1-year membership to the Chattanooga Aquarium, and we decided that we needed to take advantage of it. Amelia slept most of the drive to Chattanooga, but then had trouble falling asleep once we got to the hotel. We brought her [...]
On Friday morning Amelia woke up with a bit of a fever. I could tell that she wasn’t feeling well, and I was afraid that she was getting the cold Mark had earlier in the week. I decided that we should skip our play group so she could rest and recuperate. Within a few hours [...]