Are you happy? Let me see

This morning, Wil was sitting on his bed and I was kneeling on the floor beside him, strapping on his ankle braces before I slipped his shoes on over them. He couldn’t see my face because I had my head bent down, focused on the task at hand.
Wil said to me, “Mommy, are you happy?”
Without looking up, I replied, “Yes, honey I am.”
“Let me see.” …

silly bed time


Dear God…

Dear God,
Thank you for being you, for letting me know in so many ways that you are there.
There was a long time I was not sure of you, I didn’t really even know what to believe. But, one day, the world came crashing down on me, and I truly believed life was left to fate. That is the scariest feeling ever…

christie 3

Success is a Personal Business

The Monday after Easter, in the year of 2005, I started having what I thought were Braxton Hicks contractions. I was 6 months pregnant, and on my way to work, but I decided to make a quick detour to the hospital, just to be sure everything was ok…


Oh, that Sesame Street bus

After a really nice chat, I kissed them goodnight, and stepped out into the hallway, where my foot almost hit a little Sesame Street bus filled with little Sesame Street characters….


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