Another December, another 25 Days of Christmas with the Dingmans! This will be our fifth* year and I can’t believe how much has changed since our first season. Continue reading
No amount of chill in the air can take our cheer out of the day, today. That’s right: we went to the Christmas Tree farm! Continue reading
Thanksgiving 2017 found our family with so much to be thankful for. Let’s state the obvious first: we have one more beautiful, healthy, happy baby. It’s Francesca’s 1st Thanksgiving! Continue reading
In 2001, President George W. Bush passed “No Child Left Behind”. It had its issues and after some work (a Republican majority Congress) and President Barack Obama passed the “Every Student Succeeds Act” in 2015. Continue reading
It’s a question I get pretty often “How did you know that Marshall was delayed?” Being a first time mom- and a relatively young one at that- how did I recognize that things weren’t quite right? Continue reading
Just over a month ago I started drafting a post about the gun violence we face in America. Triggered by the Las Vegas shooting, I found comfort in writing an angry and emotional post. Wanting to keep a lighthearted tone, I shelved it. But here we are again, another day in America. Another mass shooting.
Thoughts and prayers with the victims and their families. Continue reading
We’re in that busy time of year where it seems like it’s one fun event after another. I know I’m a broken record at this point but seriously how is it already Halloween?! Continue reading
Leaves are turning and the slightest chill hangs in the air. It’s my favorite time of year and one of our most cherished traditions: the pumpkin patch!
Marshall is the kid that plans his next birthday literally the day after his last one. So we’ve known for a year now that he was wanting a superhero birthday with his friends. Continue reading
The week leading up to Marshall’s birthday was nothing short of amazing. We had separate conferences with his speech pathologist and his teacher- both gave wonderful reviews. Continue reading