Brooks’ Birthday Weekend

I have a 6 year old! It doesn’t seem possible! How am I old enough to have a child that is SIX YEARS OLD?? You might notice a piece of furniture in those pics. We were so sick of having nothing to sit on so we bought a little outdoor set just to not sit…

Giving Credit

We tend to immediately see where we are lacking rather than where we have succeeded. It would be much easier for me to name the things that I continue to struggle with rather than the things that I’ve grown in somewhat since our move. A long, long time ago, a friend told me, “Just be…

Initial Impressions of Aberdeen

It’s kind of like Corpus. Exchange the Selena statue for William Wallace and other dudes that were leading wars before America was a twinkle in the Pilgrims’ eyes and it’s about the same. It’s roughly the same size as Corpus and it’s on the beach. It’s not a super sexy destination. No one from the…

Days 2 & 3: Survival Mode and Driving in the UK

It has been an interesting couple of days. Day 2 was mostly spent asleep. Little Mia pulled a 15 hour stretch of sleep! One of my friends dubbed Mia her “sleep hero”. I wish that she had been a hero any other time it came to sleep! She’s been pushing her naps back, waking up…