Thankful Thursday

Happy Thursday friends! May is the time when commencement speeches start flooding my timeline on Twitter & Facebook. I love this time of year because it feels like a fresh start: the beginning of summer and the start of so many young graduate’s futures. One of my favorites is the commencement speech David Foster Wallace…

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These are the Days

There are some moments in life that make time stand still and help you to realize that these are the days. I remember Natalie Merchant’s song piping through the barns at the Florida State Fair Grounds while grooming my horse Dewey at a show in 1996. Later that day I rode him around the fairgrounds,…

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Jumping Sidney & ExerSaucer Contest

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One of my favorite memories of Jackson as a baby was his first time in a jumper (you can see the video here). It’s now Sidney’s turn to jump and she has a brand new ExerSaucer Jump & Learn to use. As you can see by the video, she is a BIG fan of her…

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Top 5 Saturday Laughs

Top 5 Laughs

My friend Melissa from the The Mommyhood Chronicles hosts this Blog Hop and I love participating. The entire reason I started the blog over 2 years ago was to document these type of memories. This week was a good one. We spent the week at lots of play dates and getting ready to host 17…

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Saturday’s Top 5 Laughs Blog Hop

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My friend Melissa, over at The Mommyhood Chronicles, started this blog hop and I am finally joining in It was a good week for us and went by really fast. My top 5 laughs are: 1. Jackson is starting to become a BC fan like his Daddy and it is so cute. While driving home…

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Reflections of Motherhood

Someone recently shared this YouTube video and it really touched me, so I wanted to share it with you all in case you haven’t seen it yet. It’s a compilation of real Moms and what they would tell themselves before they became a Mom for the first time. My favorites are “You’ll miss your Mom”…

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Future Yankee {video}

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Since Jackson is obsessed with spending time outside (or “side” as he calls it), I found this “Tiny Tots” baseball set at Target and knew it would be perfect for summer days outside. New England is getting slammed with thunder storms today, so we decided to set it up for the first time indoors and…

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