Thank You Oakwood Elementary


Since 2005 {except for a 2 year break when we lived in North Carolina} a TeSelle kid has been a student at Oakwood Elementary. Today marks the end of that milestone. Eden will finish 2nd grade today. Yes, she’s still in elementary school but she will move over to River Valley Elementary {right next door!} […]

What I Learned in May


1) I learned this month that Eden is growing up. I know what you’re thinking, “duh!?!”. That’s what happens. Kids grow up. But this month, there were a few big moments: ** She came to me on a Tuesday & asked if she could get her ears pierced. I told her we would go on […]


foggy morning in spring

Today a battle has been lost. I have said all I can say that would be heard. I have shared my heart and the truth that I will love him no matter what. The response? Silence. The relationship that was once there is gone. But, I still cling to hope. Hope, that one day he […]

Life Lately

love needs calling

Just a little glimpse into our life lately… The trees are bursting with life. They stop me when they’re bare & beautiful winter trees but when they bloom. Geez. Goosebumps. And the tiny buds that fit in my tiny glass bottles. Can’t stop staring. These kids. We are blessed & I cannot thank God enough […]

Spring 2015 Playlist

spring 2015 playlist

Spring is like a teenager going through life changes. One moment they are full of life & happy & everything is great. The next moment, they’re gloomy & dark & cold. Listening to music helps us embrace the season & calms the moodiness for us. Or maybe it just calms momma? Either way, we hope […]