Words of Wisdom as you prepare for your 2nd year as a Longhorn

So this is it…. Year two… feels like just yesterday I was dropping you off at Pre-K…. I can see the excitement and anticipation on your face (and don’t think that look of frustration hasn’t gone unnoticed either). I’m sure you can see the pain in mine; but what you can’t see is the swellingContinue reading “Words of Wisdom as you prepare for your 2nd year as a Longhorn”

👨‍🎓Words of Wisdom as Dylan becomes a College Graduate

While it would probably be enough to just say “good luck” and “We love you,’ that’s not all there is to say- Not by a long shot- so before you cross that tassel over to the other side here goes: First, Congratulations! Ignore my (moms) crying and the zillion pictures I’ll be making you take.Continue reading “👨‍🎓Words of Wisdom as Dylan becomes a College Graduate”

Words of Wisdom to my 24 year old son

24 years old! How did this happen? Just the other day your dad and I were out buying you a Emmitt Smith jersey just praying you’d be a boy.. and now you are a MAN. In moms usual fashion – I HAVE to give you my Words of Wisdom – although you have always marchedContinue reading “Words of Wisdom to my 24 year old son”

Words of Wisdom for my 19 year old daughter

19! I can’t even believe it! I remember the day you were born as if it were yesterday. Labor was induced and scheduled so there are no dramatic stories to tell.. having you was fairly quick, in relation to your brothers anyway, and, sort of easy- as easy as childbirth can be …not sure butContinue reading “Words of Wisdom for my 19 year old daughter”

I Hope You Dance

Tomorrow is my baby’s last “official” day in high school. Of course, such a momentous day wouldn’t be complete without my usual “words of wisdom”.. so here goes… Life is one grand, sweet song so start the music and dance. Dance to the songs in your head, to the rhythm in your heart, and toContinue reading “I Hope You Dance”

Turning 18 – WOW for my daughter

So here we are… the big “18”.. in a few short months you will be off in this big world all on your own and there is nothing I can do about it.. Your dad and I have spent many years trying really hard to instill morals and values and impart all the little bitsContinue reading “Turning 18 – WOW for my daughter”

Words of Wisdom for my (then) 16 Year Old Daughter

Where did the years go? It seems like just yesterday your dad and I were waiting to meet you; Anxious to know what you looked like, whose eyes you would have… We had so many questions. Now here we are,  you’re 16!… In two short years you’ll be packing your bags for college, work, or whereverContinue reading “Words of Wisdom for my (then) 16 Year Old Daughter”

Words of Wisdom as Dylan turns 21 – Lord, help us all..

November 30, 2016 at 8:21am Your 21st birthday is a big one.. and in usual fashion, I have to give you a few “words of advice”… Be safe. 1. A quiet man is a thinking man. A quiet woman is usually mad.. when that happens, you should probably retreat to safety. Loose the beer goggles.Continue reading “Words of Wisdom as Dylan turns 21 – Lord, help us all..”

Words of Wisdom for my RETURNING College Freshman

These two crazies are headed back to school for their second semester away… I wish you loads of fun, amazing success, and leave you both with an abundance of love… and, of course, my Words of Wisdom (the ones you all thought I was done with). 😊🤷🏼‍♀️ So here goes… Be open to new people.Continue reading “Words of Wisdom for my RETURNING College Freshman”

Words of Wisdom For My (then) 17 Year Old Daughter

17! Almost an adult in the eyes of the world; forever a baby in my mind. It doesn’t matter how tall you get, how grown up you look, or how smart you become, you will forever be my baby. Although I say I will always be there, by your side, protecting you from well, everything,Continue reading “Words of Wisdom For My (then) 17 Year Old Daughter”