Monthly Archives: January 2016

Momma, I Want to be a Bucket Filler

Jan 25, 2016 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 4

One day, my younger daughter, Halle, came home from school and said, “Momma, I want to be a bucket filler!” In Kindergarten, they learned that everyone walks around carrying an invisible bucket. Bucket filling is when you use words or actions to show you care about someone. To be kind andRead more …

Holding on to the Littleness

Jan 15, 2016 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 0

I am holding on to his littleness with all that I have. There’s just something about knowing this is your last baby… your last baby. One morning last summer, Luke woke up early for a bottle. And even though his eyelids were heavy, he refused to go back in his crib. So I brought himRead more …

My Journey Into Motherhood

Jan 4, 2016 | Posted by in Uncategorized | 9

I had always known that one day I wanted little hands tugging at my shirt shouting, “Mommy! Mommy!” I loved being pregnant, but my journey into motherhood began with morning, day, and night sickness. I’m not going to lie, it was rough. The smell of, well… pretty much anything was more thanRead more …