“The best gifts I can give you is me prioritizing my own health, heart and soul, which means taking the time I need to re-nourish and heal, whether from the daily grind or a huge life transition, like the one we’re all currently in...”
"You didn’t wear a wedding ring and you were kind. Kindness confuses me and I always question peoples’ motive(s). I questioned yours. I wish you knew I’m not good at “this.”"
An armed and dangerous man who had Marshfield and Duxbury on lock-down was still at large until moments ago today. You could hear the sirens from your windows and all the local news stations saying: “stay inside and lock your doors.” As a newly single mom of two very young kids, this was one of … Continue reading I see you. I believe you.
"Love—that’s it, that’s the end game. It really is that simple..."
“You’ll grow a little bit older, wiser, stronger each year—and each year I will still (and forever) look at you like I did this day three years ago--with sheer and utter amazement...”
Teddy, Teds, TeDo, Bubba, Abbott—you already have a list of nicknames your loved ones refer to you as. I call you Bubba. My Bubba. You are literally the happiest, smiliest, most easy-going baby—and thank-all-that-is-good-in-this-world because it had been one hell of a trying year—A time in life when I didn’t think I’d survive one more … Continue reading Love On, Little Man.
“....I decided to name you Teddy Abbott after your two maternal great-grandfathers and two of the greatest, most loving, kind, and genuine men I'll ever know. The WWII generation of really good men-- I figured you needed one hell of a strong name and although they are big shoes to fill, I have no doubt in you, my little love warrior. I may have given birth to you, but in many ways, you and your sister are the ones who breathe life into me, everyday....”