31 Days of Real Life
I snuck into her room to get a photo of her sleeping. I had to turn a small light on to get enough light to take her photo and as I’m about to take the picture, her eyes open. There is something so special about this girl.
Caleb found these stickers the other day. He immediately chose the orange “Keep It Up” sticker for himself. I read the other stickers to him so he could choose one for me. He thought about it
There’s something really special about these four pairs of feet. These four little people are becoming friends, just as their dads were friends from an early age.
I went to a wedding tonight. It wasn’t my first wedding since Keith passed away, but there was something different about this one. It was the wedding of a high school friend I only recently reconnected with. Suddenly, in the midst of this beautiful wedding dinner, I realized that 11 years ago,
Today was the first day I let Caleb play in the back yard by himself. He’s an incredibly mature little guy, but he is only two, so I struggle to give him the independence he wants.
We had a play date today and I wish I’d had my camera with me because this moment was just too perfect. I reluctantly took a photo on my phone and spent the last three hours convincing myself the point of this series is to capture life, not just make beautiful photos.
I saw this door slowly open and little eyes peek out a million times tonight. Caleb just wouldn’t stay in bed. At first, he thinks getting out of bed is a game and then he is so wound up from the running back to bed that he can’t settle down. It’s gotten easier to put…
There’s something really comforting about looking in the rear view mirror and seeing these two faces. When we are in the car together, I feel like our world is insulated a bit. My favorite part of car rides is when they are singing or chatting together. Caleb is constantly making Libby laugh.
Caleb wanted to play with Cheerios in these little stacking bowls that have a hole in the top. I told him specifically to play with them on the table so that he didn’t make too much of a mess. Less than a minute later, I walked into the living room to see Cheerios and cashews…