Category Archives: Jaylen

Look who’s five!

It’s hard to believe it’s been five years since our little guy Jaylen was born. I’ve blinked and now he’s such a big boy…so proud to be five. He’s such a loving, charming, and fun little kid these days. I visited him just before it was time to pick him up from pre-k today and […]

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A new school year…

“If you’re always racing to the next moment, what happens to the moment you’re in? Enjoy the ride.” ~unknown Yes, two weeks into the kids’ school year and I’m just now blogging about it…there’s a shocker for those of you who have been following my blog. I’ve been blogging since before Hope ever began school […]

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Double digits.

It’s been a busy few weeks since the last time I wrote on my blog. So I suppose a bit of an update is overdue. First, my baby boy is finally showing an interest in writing. I’ve tried several times this year but he’s always been disinterested in coloring or writing and if he’d join […]

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November 20, 2011 - 11:51 pm

Rachel Mayer - Happy or Sad your blogs make me cry! You amaze me Amanda.

December 5, 2011 - 10:23 am

Sylvia Huntley - I’m one of your students

Hi Amanda: You have a beautiful family! As I look through your pictures, I just realized I don’t take enough pictures of my son. I must start doing that now.

Thanks for sharing!

Reflection

“There is a strength in vulnerability and exposing your scars to the world.” ~unknown This time last year my life was still amidst quite a bit of uncertainty, fear, and filled with overwhelming moments as we had come so close to giving up on my baby boy. It seems like many more days in the […]

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The past week

“Don’t run through life so fast that you forget not only where you’ve been, but also where you’re going.” ~Nancye Sims Hopefully those of you reading my blog often aren’t in withdrawals. It’s been just over a week and we’ve managed to stay out of the hospital. Yes, it’s reason to celebrate that a lack […]

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