Category Archives: USx12

US x 12 : 12 {reflection}

This year has been a lesson learning one for sure. Life has a way of doing that… throwing things at you when you least expect it, and then whizzing by while you pick up the pieces and try to frantically make it whole again. This year I held on to those pieces… Embraced the broken […]

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US x 12 : 11 {thankful}

Thankful, grateful, blessed… any way you want to describe it, it’s how I feel when all of my kids are with me. I look at them and just marvel at the person they have become. Who knew that I would one day have talks about college and psychology papers with Joey. Or deep girl talks with Elena. […]

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US x 12 : 10 {bonded}

October flies by in a whirlwind of activities for us. Between a schedule full of photo sessions, school activities and sports, Halloween, and the tugging excitement of the Christmas holiday just around the corner… it’s a wonder we get a moment to breathe. That said, I didn’t get my {us} shot for this month. I tried… […]

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US x 12 : 9 {growing}

just a fun iPhone snap of all of us when we went to visit Joey at college.. I miss these kids more than they know now that they are back in school. I love to see them grow up and find who they really are. I love to see the changes in them, the ways […]

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US x 12 : 8 {new year}

As I sit here on the eve of a new school year, I can’t help but wonder where the summer went. Like so many of you, our summer days seem to speed by, only to turn to crisp fall days in a matter of moments. August is particularly bittersweet for me… With Erin’s birthday the […]

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