Rainbows, Unicorns, and Motherhood #1

I’ve had some pretty intense professional jobs over the years, but I’ve got to say that none has been as tough or as rewarding as being a mom. The highs are spectacular, but the lows can be rough. Sometimes the highs outweigh the lows, and sometimes the opposite is true. What do you do whenContinue reading “Rainbows, Unicorns, and Motherhood #1”

I Call My Migraine “Karen”

I get migraines. I hate the word “Migraine” so I’ve decided to go with “Karen.” No offense to any Karen’s out there, but it just fits the times If you’ve never had a Karen in your life, consider yourself lucky. I’m fortunate she doesn’t come around too often, but even just once is enough. KarenContinue reading “I Call My Migraine “Karen””

Silly Saturday #1

The kids spend way more time watching TV and playing on the iPad than I’d like, but sometimes you get gems like this and it makes it easier to stomach 😂 Emma’s parent-teacher conference Thursday was what we expected. She’s exceeding all requirements and is doing exceptional in school. Moving to the other side ofContinue reading “Silly Saturday #1”

“I Like You Mom”

I love looking at this face when I wake up. I missed so much of this with Emma and with Graycie for her first 3.5 years. Soaking it all in now I think it’s safe to say she is finally weened, but I’m pretty sure she is going to sleep in bed with me forever.Continue reading ““I Like You Mom””

Home is where the heart is…

Never been a fan of that saying, but as a Marine and military brat, I get it. If I am counting correctly, I’ve lived in 21 houses in my 32 years—and that doesn’t include extended stays in hotels, or deployment, or training. I’ve logged about a year on a ship and another year in hotelsContinue reading “Home is where the heart is…”

Farts are Just Your Hunger to Poop!

My kids have THE BEST quotes. Seven and three are great ages for word antics. The oldest usually knows she’s being silly; the youngest usually has no idea. Together it’s a great combination. Here are some of my favorites from the past few years. I’ve given context for a few of them…and I’ve saved aContinue reading “Farts are Just Your Hunger to Poop!”

The Blogging Falcon

I have been talking about starting a blog for years and have decided it is finally time to hunker down and just do it. There are lots of changes on the horizon for the Falcon Family. We are excited and nervous about what these next few years have in store for us but are alsoContinue reading “The Blogging Falcon”