• family,  Thoughts

    What Daily Memories?

    Most people don’t like it (at least not at first). Many people say you should do it. It never seems to stick for very long even when you do try it… What is it? JOURNALING of course! I was reading a book over the last couple of weeks (which I might get into in another post), and the author mentioned getting into the habit of journaling each day. This is not a word I’ve cared at all for up to this point in my life! I know I’ve tried this in the past and it never seems to stick. But then the author proceeded to explain his struggles also with…

  • Kids,  Thoughts

    Evening Songs

    Today was a rough day for baby and I. She must be teething as she has been uncharacteristically “fussy”. As evening came and her bedtime drew near, she was not asleep by the time she finished her bottle, so we started to sing. We began with her favorites, she loves to ‘sing’ the song Running Over and does the actions as I sing them. It is absolutely adorable! After I had exhausted my usual list of songs, and she was just drifting off, my mind wandered to a memory of my Grandpa singing to us in the evening. So for the first time, I sang some of my Grandpa’s songs…