She’s everything I could have hoped for, and even then, so much more. This girl of mine ❤️
Sweetz with our Sweets. 🧡
This morning was hard. I lost my patience with Lenny one too many times. I apologized to her, but still felt like 💩. 2.5 years can sometimes kick ya right in the mama booty, am I right?
After she went down for a nap I knew I needed to take some time for myself instead of getting right to work. I sat down, read the Bible, journaled (haven’t done in forever), applied my Peace & Calming roller blend aaalll over my neck, chest and wrists, diffused my stress away blend + citrus fresh and then cleaned everything- which always makes me feel better. I’ll be the first to admit, I’m not great at realizing when I need to recharge my emotional energy, but I’m learning a lot about myself right now and trying to be better. Let’s just say it all paid off because this afternoon and evening went much better.💕 #TGIF
2 years ago today was probably one of the hardest days for our family in this cleft journey.
Mack underwent her cleft palate repair surgery at CHOC and it was, needless to say, a hard recovery. She was in a lot of pain (obviously), sore, swollen and did not want to eat (who would after mouth surgery?). Because of her lack of eating, we stayed 3 nights in the hospital until she was able to get down liquids and we were cleared to go home. It was extremely hard to see our little babe go through such an intense surgery (as I’m tearing up writing this), but in true Mackie fashion, she kept smiling every chance she could.
This little girl has so much heart and love. She is going to do powerful things in this world. ❤️
That moment when you are about to get things done, but that smile is just too hard to resist. Thanks for sharing @thetrieflertribe !⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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She loves you, for you are the cousin of her favourite unicorn.
Did a little lunchin’ at their favorite place today ☕️
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Happy Friday! How cute is this duo?! Only one of these t’s left & a handful of onesies! Go get ‘em! 🌼
Ethan turned 2, and it was also my 2 year anniversary since I gave birth. We kept it really simple and had dinner at my parents'. We also had a cheesecake we bought in Japan that we kept frozen in the freezer. And oh, this balloon from Ethan's cousin's birthday earlier this year, which we refilled for $4.50. No presents from us. Just lots of love. We want to teach Ethan that it's not about materials. We want to teach him presents does not equate to love, and don't attach meaning to stuff. Just feel the love from us. Experience it with his heart. And that is enough. More than enough.
And I want to tell Ethan that the past two years have been the most wonderful two years in my life. I love him, soooo much. Thank you for choosing me to be his mother. Thank you for choosing to experience physical life through me. Thank you for choosing me as his physical guide on Earth. I promise to love unconditionally, and to help him unfold to his full potential the best I can. Thank you for teaching me how to love, and giving me the courage to be stray from mainstream parenting. Thank you for teaching me it's not the big moments that matter, but the tiny moments that count. Thank for for teaching me to be a better person, and motivating me to evolve to the next level, and the next, and the next. I love Ethan just the way he is. Here's to many more years of growth and joy (and big emotions) together!
He walks in the door after work and kisses me while she beams and giggles. And then these two go off somewhere to chat about the day while mama gets a breather. But sometimes I just sit around the corner and listen to them because the sweetness is unreal. 💛 @jd_cadwell the rumors are true, you are the best.
🐻 Olympic Game Farm Visit 🐻 #gweninnature#yearoflivingadventurously
Bears that wave back? Feeding animals by hand through the car window? Yes and yes!!! Brought Gwen (16 months) for the drive-through at @olympicgamefarm to see all the animals she’s only known in books. Though she was too afraid to help feed the animals, it was still an eye-opening experience for her vs the typical visit to a zoo on foot.
It’s a must visit for animal lovers if you’re in Washington. More about our experience here: https://miraculove.com/blog/Olympic_Game_Farm_WA_Drive_Through_with_Young_Toddler 🐻 (Fun fact: Some of these animals had starred in Disney productions and are now enjoying the retirement life at this wildlife farm!)
Happy weekend, this gorgeous girl has 4 games of basketball today! Busy day and lots of driving for this mumma 🙈
Loved our condo in Vegas, they had the best lazy river and a sand entry pool! 🏝🏝🏝 got to wear my #kjswimmers everyday🦄 4 days and 3 nights free, just had to sit through a presentation for 2 hours 🤦♀️🤷♀️
Oh, hi perfect cutie boy. Almost 10 months old 😌 and while Asher has always been a joy to us, he has been much easier in general and more delightful to be around. His personality is so loving and fun. He and Judah have been having so much fun now that they can play together more.
“Stay close to people who feel like sunlight” ✨
People only see what they are prepared to see.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Who’s back to school already?
🎒 Backpack ✅
School Supplies ✅
New Clothes ✅
👟 New Shoes ✅
Healthy Lunches ❓
Proactive Health Care ❓
🤔 The sad truth is weather you read this or not our kids are consuming triple the amount of sugar they should be daily, and worse news is most of it is fake sugar, made in a lab that their poor little bodies do not know how to process correctly.
Our kids bodies are overwhelmed with ingredients our grandparents never heard of.
Avoid artificial colors:
FD&C Blue No. 1 Brilliant Blue.
FD&C Blue No. 2 Indigotine.
FD&C Green No. 3 Fast Green.
FD&C Red No. 3 Erythrosine.
🚫and artificial sugars:
HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP
🙏🏻And for Heavens sake get them what they really need for back to school...
✅ a good children’s vitamin and probiotic.
Ones that DO NOT include the above ingredients, because even the best foods we eat today ARE NOT enriched with the vitamins and minerals of our past.
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