From Rocky Parenting today, my post on the small gifts friends offer us.
Polished Stones and Hitting the Jackpot
There are certain conversations with old friends that I collect, like polished stones washed up on a beach, carried around and turned over in my hand when I need to find a memory. It may be a lifelong best friend saying she’s glad you’re still in each other’s lives, or it may be your best mommy friend telling you your ass looks great in that one pair of jeans. Not life-altering, late-at-night, spilling your guts out conversations, but just shiny little snippets I carry…read more at Rocky Parenting.
Ten year married, and we’re still sane
My husband and I were planning an anniversary trip the other day, and we mentioned that we’ll have been married 10 years in March. 5-yr-old N overheard the conversation and said, “Wow, you guys have been married ten years? It feels like twenty!” We just laughed and agreed – it does feel like twenty most of the time.
Caiti Mondragon had a great post last week about accomplishing a decade of marriage, and the ten-year mark does really feel like a big one. When it comes up in conversation, people have been congratulating me, and I keep seeing articles and blog posts about the admirable things couples have done to make it to the big ten. Which leads me to believe in this age of staggering divorce rates, going strong at ten years must be more impressive than I thought….read more at Rocky Parenting
My post today for Rocky Parenting – on acceptance, bears in jail, and one-armed policemen.
This is Ted and Fred:
They are Lego package drivers, and they live here in their house in Bench Seat Lego Village. Sometimes our Lego people have moms and dads, best friends and pets. So when Ted and Fred moved in together… read more at Rocky Parenting