December 12th, 2014 is a date I will remember just as much as I remember her birthday. It is the day my Mom’s worldly journey ended. Just a couple weeks before Christmas.
Author Archive | Lauren
While driving my children home from the (best) zoo, I glanced at the back of my hands gripping the steering wheel. With the way the sun hit them, I saw them in a completely different light. My years started flooding back to me in full force. I realized at that very moment that I was […]
Legacy: a thing handed down by a predecessor. I have come to terms with my Facebook account (among other social media entities) being a part of my legacy.
As Moms we work hard, we play hard and (who are we kidding) we buy hard! How many times have you not really needed something until you browsed the good ole buy/sell/trade (bst) universe or Amazon’s black hole of Prime Day Deals?!
We are in the middle of eating supper and my oldest daughter asks me for a bite of my food. My immediate answer is no. But, really my immediate answer is always “no” and quite frankly I don’t feel guilty about it. Why would I give you a bite of my supper when you have […]
Omaha My husband and I moved our family (of four at the time, five now) to Omaha from Portland, Oregon about three years ago for a job and to be closer to his family in Iowa. We had lived close to my family in Oregon for quite some time, so we figured it was time […]