Our Heart Day

When I reminisce about past Valentine’s Days, my mind inevitable wanders back to 2011.

Yes, there are many other memorable Valentine’s Day I could think about, including my engagement, but this particular year stands out most of all.

That’s because February 14, 2011 was the day before my daughter’s first open heart surgery. She was seven weeks old.

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Sometimes You Just Gotta Wear The Tutu

Sometimes you just gotta wear the tutu.

We often find ourselves on the outside looking in when it comes to our kids activities. We watch them play. We cheer them on. We capture the memories in photographs. But it isn’t always that we dive in with our children.

Maybe it’s because we are embarrassed or afraid to look silly in front of other adults. Maybe we are busy watching little siblings or multi-tasking a zillion different things. Maybe we just don’t get the opportunity.

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