Category Archives: the munchkins

to calen and leah, with love.

as i lay here in bed exhausted, wanting to go to sleep, i can’t help but keep thinking about that new baby that will be here any minute and should be here already! the baby that will make calen the … Continue reading

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life as a nanny

what does it mean to be a nanny?? sometimes people say things like “you’re just a nanny?” emphasis on the just. Or they turn their nose up at the thought that I’m working in a domestic position. I made a … Continue reading

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celebrating life while mourning the loss

I want to share a story with you all today. A story about parents who have put everything they are feeling and thinking aside to make everything okay for their small children. To make life more fun for their children. … Continue reading

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i promise you a laugh…

I have never used this space to tell a story like this, but my god, have I got a HILARIOUS toddler story!! I’ve been babysitting for more than 20 years, I’ve spent many hours watching kids in a school setting … Continue reading

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Dear July

Dear July.  Normally not a great month for me.  A month filled with reflections. Milestones and celebrations and also the reminder of things not accomplished, paths not yet crossed.  As I lay in bed this morning thinking about it, I’ve … Continue reading

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My letter to Baby E….

My letter to Baby E………as I sit here anxiously awaiting news of your arrival I’m so excited. Excited in a way I never experienced before.   I am so excited to meet you. To hold you. To cuddle with you. To … Continue reading

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kids have feelings too

Change: of something different from what it is or from what it would be if left alone; to transform or convert; to move or replace. As I read the definition of change it occurs to me what a difficult time … Continue reading

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Today I am Thankful xox

I heard this quote passively the other day and it stopped me in my tracks.  It was ironic timing to hear it, but boy did it resonate. So much so I decided to take some action in my life. “The … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday!!!

Best friends for life! ❤  

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things i’m thankful for thursday <3

i decided to start a new feature on my blog in an effort to help organize my thoughts.  an organization that has touched my heart (the joyful heart foundation) uses ‘things i’m thankful for thursday’  on it’s facebook page and its touched … Continue reading

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