Dwell on the good…

I’ve been feeling like a sub-par mom for a few solid months here. I am old enough to know that it’s ok and life will be full of ebbs and flows and kids will be angels and rascals for different amounts of time. And I try to remember my responsibility is to just do my…

Betsy

Betsy is the quintessential perfect little sis! She thinks we (me and Tica) are awesome and verbalizes how amazing she thinks we are DAILY! She is the one who grounds us. Betsy can listen to me and Tica go around and around about a topic and sum up what we both meant in one sentence. She…

What a man…what a legacy

Oh Gramps. This picture perfectly captures what I feel when I think of you…unconditionally loved just for being me, complete comfort knowing you are always there to scoop me into your open arms and pure joy knowing whatever comes you’ll  be there to say “Well don’t cry, everything is going to be ok” in your…

When Life Gives You Lemons…

Anyone else out there know what it feels like to be dealt a bad-hand? To watch the scales tip in the wrong direction? To witness treasure you thought was yours suddenly slip into someone else’s basket? You’ve worked really hard for something that was gonna be suh-weeeet but were handed bitter-lemons instead? Hey…. Guess what!? LUCKY…

Traveling Man

Hey! Any of you sisters have traveling hubbies? Well I’m the sis here with that life so I know you, you know me and no one else understands us unless they live the traveling life! Here’s the deal though! I used to want people to ‘feel bad’ for me because I was a single mama…

Why I am ELATED about Selah Sisters!

As a girl I dreamt of raising my family with my sisters’ families. Having cousins be bffs and husbands be chums, and being available for eachother at all times was my ultimate dream. I got a taste of this while Tica and her family lived in Rapid City during my first two births etc. Honestly…