On Aerilyn's birthday this year we threw a party with my family. We did everything you'd normally do at a party, except have extra kids and the actual birthday girl. Planning a party for a little girl who wasn't there was extremely painful and just downright cruel. But it happened and I'm glad it did. … Continue reading The Second Celebration
**I wrote this days ago, intending to publish it on her birthday and it never happened. Life took over, meltdowns happened and a party ensued. Even though it's late, it's still applicable. Once I'm feeling emotionally ready, I'm going to post more about her birthday. Thank you to everyone who came to her party, who … Continue reading Happy Birthday To Our Big Girl
Wow, Kanin is FIVE today! Say what? Where on Earth did five years go? I remember sitting on a labor ball, thinking "I can do this. The pain is temporary. Pretend you're at the beach" over and over again. Quickly asking to be checked by my nurse who thought I was insane and couldn't possibly be almost … Continue reading The Big 5!