Chicken Bristle Road

To the girl I never knew I wanted

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To the girl I never knew I wanted

Dear Sutton, It’s true. Long before I knew you, I held you in my heart. I couldn’t wait for the day I would meet you, hold you, smell that new baby scent, cuddle you, and just keep you all to myself for as long as I could. You would have my hair and your dad’s eyes, and be just the sweetest little boy on the block.  Yep. I said it. Boy. In my mind, before I was even pregnant with you, I knew and I hoped and I prayed for a boy. Hell, even after I was pregnant with you...

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Burn It Down...

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Burn It Down...

Today my 4 year old is upset because I wouldn't burn the barn down so he can have a better one.   

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Spring Bucket List

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Spring Bucket List

Today is the 1st of March, and our Spring Bucket List is ready to go! I'll need lots of patience and luck on some of these (mud pies - eek), and some I just can't wait to try out. Are there any you will be making sure to knock out this spring as well?

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Little Men

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Little Men

When exactly did these little babies turn into little men? I felt like this time would never come, but now that it is here it is way too soon. Yeah, maybe I’m being a little dramatic.  But it’s so hard not to feel a little dramatic when it comes to my babies making such a big step into their own little independent lives. Owen has been begging for this opportunity for what feels like a year at least. He is obsessed with school and the idea of learning. He loves to play learning games and do worksheets. He was barely...

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Valentine’s Day cards according to Owen

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Valentine’s Day cards according to Owen

I’m not sure if it just comes with being first born, or if it just came with being my kid (because if I’m being honest, it isn’t just Owen that seems to show this characteristic, his just seems the most prominent so far). But since birth Owen has always been strong willed. He decided to make his way into the world when he was ready, 3 weeks early (well before I was prepared), and has done everything else on his time as well. While it can definitely super stressful at times, some parts of him being so willful have been...

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