Author Archive for Mrs. Cowgirl


Together At Last.

Less than two hours ago, our daughter was placed into my arms and my care. Forever. 638 days have passed since we first saw our Lil’ Cowgirl’s face and those days felt like an eternity. And now suddenly, those days are behind us and we begin a whole new journey. It is absolutely surreal that […]

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Meeting Our Daughter

It’s hard to describe what it’s like meeting your daughter after watching her grow up through pictures over the last 17 months… It’s been about a month since we met our Lil’ Cowgirl and I’m still processing it and trying to wrap my head around all of the emotions and thoughts and feelings of that […]


Chapter Books To Read With Your Children

Picture books will always have my heart and I treasure reading them to Lil’ CB and to my students. But there’s also something to be said for beautifully written chapter books that also beg to be read aloud. Plus, chapter books are great for building children’s comprehension as they hold on to the story from day […]

A Song For You

During both of the waits for our children (this one is almost over — whohoo!!), without any thought or planning, there has been a song that really hit home and brought on a surge of emotion without warning. It’s funny how songs can do that; when you take a moment to really listen, depending your […]


Games for Early Elementary Schoolers

Last year, I shared some of my favorite games for preschoolers, and now that Lil’ CB is an almost-first-grader (how the heck did that happen?!!), I thought I’d share some of our current favorite games! While I regularly mourn the fact that Lil’ CB is getting older (and super quickly, it seems!), it has been lots […]

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Movin’ on Up to Booster Seats!

As much as I’ve tried to stop it, my little boy is growing up and getting bigger. SOB! Our most recent venture into big boy territory has been with booster seats for the car. If it was up to me, Lil’ CB would be in a 5-point harness forever, and we were successful in keeping him […]


What’s in Our Library Bag: July

I hope you’ve been enjoying our library posts as much as I’ve enjoyed putting them together… each time we visit, it’s like uncovering new treasures or visiting old friends as we select our books and I’m always bursting with excitement to share them with others! Here are our favorites from our recent haul: 1) Lego Super Heroes: […]

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