• Parenting/Life

    Thankful for the Good, Bad, & Ugly

    Today is a day that we all set aside time with family to reminisce, eat lots of food, and make lots of new memories. All of these things make me thankful; from the delicious pecan pies my grandmother makes, to watching my children play with cousins they don’t see often, and enjoying the company of family all at the same time. It’s so easy to be thankful for the obvious, the easy part of life, or the many blessings we don’t deserve. But how often do we really appreciate the hard times? The times that push us to our breaking point, when we’ve lost our cool for the zillionth time…