This year, Mike and I knew that we needed to do something different for Christmas, because following our same traditions without our kids didn’t feel right. I spent weeks trying to figure out the right place for us to spend Christmas, spent hours researching top places around the world to spend the holiday, and .
The word adventure, back in it’s early origin, meant, “to take a chance.” In the 1600s the word Adventurer meant “one who seeks adventures.” Or, in other words, one who seeks to take a chance. I didn’t know this growing up, but I, in fact, am an adventurer. I used to mistake this, as well .
I was scared when we lost our kids, for a lot of reasons. On top of everything else I was feeling… I was scared for us. For Mike and I. For our marriage and relationship that for so long centered around our children, and then was gone. I was scared because I was so .
Sponsored by Zappos Moving to Nashville has been such a new, exciting, refreshing and crazy change in our lives. Being here has helped us keep moving towards our dreams. I launched an online course for women entrepreneurs a month ago, and working with all of the amazing women who enrolled has reminded me how .
A LETTER TO MY KIDS, ON THEIR FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL If the kids were still with us, they would have started school today. It hurts me to not be antsy, waiting in the school pick up line to hear about their first day, what they’re excited about, who’s in their class, and to .
all clothing from Shop Ashley LeMieux This entire year has been an absolute whirlwind. If you asked me at the beginning of the year what I thought the next 12 months would look like, THIS would NOT be it. Being able to talk about what’s happening in my life again has been a great .
We were so excited to travel to Europe for our first time. We needed a trip of refilling ourselves, rediscovering what it means to live and feel excitement, and a trip that would allow us to come together to have the strength to do what life leads us to next. Europe helped jumpstart our .
No one prepared us for this. How could they have? The grief, the pain, the anger and hope and spurts of being “okay” the despair and the guilt… it all just cycles over, and over, and over again. You hear about grief and it’s stages. But unless it enters into your life, you don’t .