Meet GigglesI am an educator and PhD. I quilt, belly dance, run, read, and try to grow things. I am a Mormon. I am infertile. I am a daughter, sister, aunt, grand-daughter, friend, wife, and mom. more...
The start of foreverBrett and I got married 10 years, 2 months, and 9 days ago.
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Monthly Archives: March 2016
Last night I was thinking about how it was ten years ago today that Brett and I met face-to-face for the first time and went on our first date. I was wondering what I’d been doing the night before our date and if I really had any idea how much the next day would change my life. And then I realized that wasn’t quite true. That first date didn’t drastically change my life. As I thought about how not-life-changing that date was I realized there haven’t really been any huge life-changing events in our relationship where everything suddenly changed. Not even getting married. Keep reading
The three things I want our kids to know about Easter are, in order, Jesus, candy, and new clothes. There was a basket of candy in the living room Sunday morning with new clothes all laid out next to it. There was also a small toy in it for each of our kids. I made little chicks the perfect size for our kids’ little hands that each have their own little egg to hide in. Keep reading
The third tree becomes a rough beam. As the illustrations showed a man bent over carrying the beam and then a cross on the hill, Iddo asked a third time, “Where’s the baby?” Keep reading
Two weeks ago we put up our hummingbird feeders. It immediately prompted Iddo to ask what a hummingbird was and where they lived. We quickly looked up some photos of hummingbirds and their nests and I decided that after her nap we’d spend the afternoon exploring hummingbirds and learning about them. Keep reading
Iddo waits anxiously every garbage day for the recycling truck to come. The driver of the recycling truck is great at noticing us out there waiting for him and he honks and has the truck wave at us. Iddo is at once terrified and excited by the big, loud truck. Keep reading