Tuesday, June 23, 2009


I have to say it-I have one funny girl. She is always making me laugh both intentionally (she has discovered tickling, but that is another story) and unintentionally. Tonight was completely unintentional. My family was sitting around chowing down on fried chicken and corn on the cob, and Zoey just kept fussing and whining. We could not figure out what was wrong with her. She kept making the sign for more, which in Zoese is want. Then she kept pointing to the corn on the cob. Finally, just to make her be quiet, we just gave her a whole ear of corn. I thought she might play with it for awhile, but the girl was seriously jonesing for some corn on the cob. She knawed almost all the corn off. It was hilarious. That tiny mouth would open as wide as it could, and those 5 little teeth would work overtime. But she was happy. We were cracking up the entire time.

Sunday, June 21, 2009

A Dear John Letter

Dear John--

When I was sitting in church today listening to the man talk about being a good father, I felt peaceful. You are a wonderful father. Being a parent is so scary. There are a million things that one can do wrong. I feel like I am constantly making mistakes with Zoey. However, as scared as I am about messing up, I feel better knowing that you are by my side raising our daughter. It gives me peace. Zoey is a blessed girl to have such a great dad. Your love for your daughter is so apparent. You work hard to provide for her; you make church a priority in her young life; you make sure that she hears sweet things come across your lips although she is so young. You love her mother. You love the Lord that created her. I love to watch you love our daughter. It makes me love you all the more. John, I feel peaceful knowing that as the years pass and we add to our family and watch them grow up, you will be leading our family with love and faith. I love you. Zoey loves you. We are two lucky, lucky girls. Happy Father's Day, dear love.

A very blessed wife

Wednesday, June 10, 2009