Things I’ve Learned From My Dog

Too many cookies can cause diarrhea. It’s all about moderation. Crying for what you want gets you nowhere. Okay sometimes it gets you what you want, but if you do it too much it’s just annoying. Cuddling makes everything better. You don’t have to be the best at everything or be the one in control.…

The Case of the Missing Jewels

There is something wrong with our sweet new puppy, Henry. We discovered it last week when we took him to the vet, and it was both startling and confusing. All was going well until the doctor checked Henry’s reproductive organs. With a semi-concerned look he said, “I can’t find his testicles.” I can only imagine…

My Very Hairy Child Star

I keep telling my friends and family, it’s a good thing my dog child isn’t a real child, because I would totally be exploiting him in his young age. I just want everyone possible to see his sweet, baby face. I am one proud mama and can’t help but show him off. I emailed the…

The Woman in the Background

Dear Mom, There was a photo taken at my wedding a few months ago (remember that big, insanely expensive party?) that I think sums up the kind of mom you are. It was a candid photo, I don’t think either of us knew the photographer was snapping away. I was getting my hair done and…

Dear Sisters

Happy Siblings Day to my three beautiful sisters. I’m not gonna lie, I think the whole idea of “siblings day” is a bit lame, but you know what’s not lame? Having you three as siblings. You have enriched my life beyond belief and I pray that someday my children are blessed with siblings as wonderful…

Baggage

One of the reasons I started a blog was to keep track of life.  It blows by and so many memories, stories, and moments get lost in a sea of bigger and seemingly more important moments. I want to remember the little things, not just graduation ceremonies, weddings, and funerals. I decided to write about…