Life Lately

Family, by lauren, April 19, 2017, 28 Replies

It’s been a long while since I’ve felt drawn to blogging here, and as the time passes, I am less and less pulled to this space and more reflective about why. It has been nice to guard my heart a bit more, to not be vulnerable, to hold some things closer to my chest, but mostly to … Continue reading “Life Lately”

Around Here

Family, by lauren, February 9, 2017, Leave a Reply

I can’t believe how quickly this week slipped away. I had planned to share a few posts here, but I was busier than usual with work, plus I have been doing some home repairs, which always end up being more complicated than I think, thanks to owning a 104-year-old home! I have been updating a … Continue reading “Around Here”

Emil at 5 1/2

Family, by lauren, February 1, 2017, 8 Replies

Oh, this little guy. He has become quite the handful, as evidenced by the meeting we had to have with his teacher regarding his classroom shenanigans. But he is still the sweetest, most nurturing, and funny little guy. He loves to play with Legos and Magnatiles, he draws and paints constantly, still nurtures his baby … Continue reading “Emil at 5 1/2”

Emil is 5!

Family, by lauren, September 19, 2016, Leave a Reply

On August 21st, Emil turned five. We spent the afternoon with our neighborhood friends, as Emil’s request was to “Do wheelies on my bike all day. It’s my ‘birfday’ all day. I’m the boss.” Yes, sir. You got it.


Family, by lauren, September 16, 2016, 6 Replies

Newly five years old, Emil has managed to keep us all laughing daily. He has a scratchy little voice that, alone, would work its magic on the hardest of hearts; when combined with the quirky things he says, it’s just pure comedy over here. Here is version 6.0 of Emil-isms.