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be intentional

What can I say… This year has not had the best of starts. And because it didn’t start out ideal, My Husband and I decided we wanted a fresh start on 2011… So HAPPY NEW YEAR (again)…
I have never really reflected on the past year and anticipated the year to come as much as I did when 2010 rolled over to 2011. And when asked why so much anticipation; I honestly have to say I can not answer that. Perhaps it is because this year holds another big surgery and I am anxious to proceed and be done with it or perhaps it is due to this feeling of big change for my family.
I have been spending a lot of time in prayer with God; looking for some answer or clue as to what he has in store us this year. So, This is what I know for sure: There will be unexpected joys and at times there will be unexpected sorrows.
I know that each day that the Lord gives me this year is a gift. I know that I don’t want this year to “just happen”. I know that I don’t want to waste precious / delicate days. I know th…

Where does the time go?

Mason is growing up to fast and well, becoming his “own” person with his very OWN opinions.
It has been absolutely the most rewarding thing to watch in my entire life!
I blinked this week and realized that I no longer had my little baby boy, but instead an active, talkative, toddler…
He is my child so this should be no surprise, however when I say talkative I mean talkative.
His language is his own and it is so adorable.
Here is a quick lesson of how to speak “Mason”:
- Te Te = Auntie
- GunKle = Uncle
- Bapo = Grandpa Garka
- ME = Mason
- Bapple = Apple
- Nana = Grandma Kelly / Banana
- Mine’s = Mine
- Grammy = Grandma Joyce
- Mommies Toy = iPad
- Daddies Toy = iPod touch
- Bobbie = Cousin Aubrie
- Fruck = Truck (This at times is embarrassing )

Mason’s vocabulary in the past 4-6 months has tripled and during his recent speech evaluation with his therapist he tested 5 months ahead! This is such an answered prayer!
When we first learned that the part of the brain affected by his …