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One thing I miss about doing a Project 365 or a Project 52 is the story I end up with for the year. At least with those projects, I’m shooting and blogging frequently, so I’m kind of keeping a virtual scrapbook of our lives. Instead of a Christmas letter (which last year was my very first one), I […]

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I haven’t been posting much and this might be the longest break I’ve taken from my blog in a long, long time. Ever since I found out about my thyroid nodules, I haven’t been wanting to pick up my camera or write or do anything but be with my family. I don’t think I even […]

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This is a late Mother’s Day post… because on Mother’s Day, I could not figure out what to say. Last year, I did an in-depth post that I felt couldn’t be topped in terms of sentiment (Happy Mother’s Day 2014)… plus this year, I was feeling a bit angsty. Let me explain. In the last […]

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Reaching… for answers, for an explanation, for a reason. Dreading another phone call from the school, another email from the teacher, another medication to try, another lecture to give, another apology to other parents, another drive to Austin to see the specialists, another bad report, another meeting, another hard day. It is unending. It is exhausting. […]

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Anna turned 14 last Monday… gulp. 14. FOURTEEN. Suddenly, adulthood is looming. I think back to when I was 14 and Jenny too… and it seems like it’s a completely different reality than what my daughter is living. I was told last month that we need to start the process of setting up her guardianship […]

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  • Stacey - Happy birthday to your sweet girl, Holly! Her haircut is so pretty and suits her beautiful face. Loved your touching and honest post.ReplyCancel

    • Holly - Thank you, Stacey! I am so touched you took time out of your busy day to read about Anna’s birthday and leave me such a nice comment. Smooches!ReplyCancel

  • Jenny - Thank you Holly for sharing Anna’s birthday with us, it sounds like she had the perfect day! It has been a wonderful privilege to watch Anna grow into a young lady from your posts. Happy birthday Booski!ReplyCancel

    • Holly - Thank you, Jenny! It was a beautiful day. I so appreciate you taking the time to read and comment. You are so special!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah Hatcher - Oh how I loved reading this! I cannot believe she is 14 – where does the time go?! Thank you for sharing about Anna’s special day – she is such a beautiful girl inside and out!

    Also, I totally get the birthday present predicament. Hud is the exact same way. Usually obsesses over one gift for weeks and that’s all he wants . . . then once he gets it, the thrill is gone – and usually the next obsession begins.

    Anyway, thanks again for sharing about your girl. She’s a treasure!!ReplyCancel

    • Holly - Thanks, Sarah! It’s so nice to hear from you. I often think about you and your beautiful kiddos… how is everyone doing? I’m sorry you have a similar predicament with Hud, it makes giving gifts difficult.ReplyCancel