She’s 17!

My baby

Feeling that tinge of nostalgia again. 17 years ago, I was blessed to meet my daughter, Emmy. A firecracker from day 1, Emmy has always been a force of nature. Funny, smart, biting in the typical teenage girl kind of way and yet remarkably sensitive and kind, Emmy has helped make me a better person and parent.

sassy girl

Emmy and I have a lot in common. We are both the youngest in our family, the only girl with two older brothers. Watching Emmy navigate her way down this familiar path, I can’t help but be overwhelmed with a sense of awe. She is stronger than I was at that age, and I thank God for that every day. What I love the most, however, is that this child of mine continues to surprise me almost every single day. The best part? She likes to bake. 🙂

Emmy – wishing you the very best birthday ever. You keep doing you, and we’ll all get out of your way.




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You know that friend who has it all together? Yeah. That’s not me. What I can offer you instead are my experiences, insights, and passions. Pithy observations about making cookies. Wry commentary on running a business. Loving (if slightly sarcastic) parenting advice. And if that doesn’t interest you, I have dogs. Cute ones.

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