Each year on our son’s birthday, I sit down and type out a letter to give to him at some point in the future. I don’t go back and read the old letters before I write the new one. I just type what I remember from the year and hope that one day when he’s… Continue reading Letter to Turner: 6 years old
Everyone knows that a vacation to Walt Disney World isn’t cheap. However, with our most recent trip to Disney World (February 2019) we found that it is possible to find ways to save a LOT of money to make more frequent Disney vacations within reach. The major expense categories for a Disney vacation are: lodging,… Continue reading Here’s exactly what we paid for our recent Disney World Vacation.
To my precious Turner Cole, What a wonderful year we had with you as a 4 year old! It truly has been amazing to see you grow so quickly this past year and go from being our little boy to our “big kid” now. You started helping me with chores around the house like folding… Continue reading Letter to Turner: 5 Years Old
I had surgery in June, and I knew that I would be out of commission for a few weeks during the summer. Because of that, I promised myself (and Turner) that I would try really hard to do a lot of fun things with him during the summer once I had recovered from surgery. Now… Continue reading Summer of Fun 2018
When Aaron and I went on our 10 year anniversary cruise in March, we immediately knew that we wanted to book another trip to take Turner on his first cruise. We asked our sisters, parents, family, and friends if anyone wanted to go with us, and we were excited that our cousins Julie and Ed… Continue reading Disney Dream Cruise 2018
This is one of those “better late than never” posts. I wrote most of this in June, but somehow never got around to posting it until now! I had surgery in June, so our families offered to keep Turner in Mississippi for us during the first week or so of my recovery. He had never… Continue reading Turner’s Trip to Mississippi
You can read about the first 10 days of my recovery process here and here. Post-Op Day 11: Weight: 129.8 Pain level (scale of 1-10)/medicine: Up until this point, I had not had much pain at all. That quickly changed last night! I took Tylenol around 9:30 PM, but by the time I went to bed later,… Continue reading Adult Tonsillectomy Recovery – Days 11-14 + Expectations vs. Reality