Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

I was admiring a photo on Instagram the other day and tried to imagine how the photographer was talented enough to capture an entire family in silhouette in front of the most amazing sunset. Honestly, those photos make me doubt my photography skills a bit even though those type of images are not my style. …

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin   I wish I was better at being a mom. I wish I didn’t cry like a toddler when my toddler won’t nap on the one day I really needed one myself. I wish I didn’t let curse words fly out when she won’t sleep and when I know better …

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We’ve had so much rain lately that when the sun finally broke it was definitely a welcome sight. Life feels like that sometimes. When it’s sad and dark for so long and so many trials face you, even the smallest glimmer of hope seems that much more wonderful and better. Today’s post is part of …

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This is part of the 10 on 10 post I do each month with a group of ladies from The Bloom Forum. Find the link to the next blog at the end of the post! After a couple weeks of bitter cold, spring came this week. My kids and I had such severe cabin fever …

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This photo was taken by sitting the camera at an odd angle and not even looking into the viewfinder because I couldn’t get into the position I needed to get the shot I wanted. If I start Yoga up again maybe I can get into that position some day.. When I knew bending down was going …

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This post is part of the monthly 10 on 10 blog circle. Be sure to catch the next photographer in the circle by clicking the link at the bottom of this post. —- I am convinced my children have joined forces to see who can turn my hair gray quicker. My 16 month old has …

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Hey, mama. Did you just have a c-section, or maybe just a rough labor? First of all, don’t compare yourselves to other moms and say “She’s up and around and had her baby a week ago. I should be doing the same thing!” Every mama is different because each body is different. Let your body …

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It was like she had found the most exciting location in the world the way my daughter stomped her tiny 15 month old, boot-clad feet in the mud puddle in the park of a city we’d visited for the day. We hadn’t brought extra socks so her dad and I wavered between telling her and …

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