Mara-isms

But not Mara. And not Maddox. And Aiden wasn't there. So....... Last night was candy making night at my house. The kids love to help me in the kitchen so I thought it made sense to do my traditional candy making while they were there to help. Yes, I know it. I'm a little crazy … Continue reading Mara-isms

New Admiration

You never stop being a mom. No matter how old your kids get, or where your kids' adventures take them, they are always your babies. You hope that you have given them the tools that they need to live their adult lives in the best way possible. And yet, somehow you have a difficult time … Continue reading New Admiration

Ingenuity

It's been a LONG time since I've told a Melissa Story. I got a phone call this afternoon and heard her cheery voice on the other end. We chit chatted about everything, as we always do whenever she calls. I could hear Hurricane Mara's giggles and jabbering in the background, as I always can. It … Continue reading Ingenuity

No Fear

#LaterGram My Mara is a water baby. She loves the water. It doesn't matter if it's a bathtub, a puddle of water left over from a typical Hawaiian afternoon rainstorm, a quiet cove surrounded by a protective barrier reef, or an angry ocean. She wants it. She doesn't care if there is a hand to … Continue reading No Fear