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Change is in the Air

I believe that change is necessary in life, I am all for change.
Change is also very hard sometimes.  My mother has lived in the same house for 13 years (since we moved here), and now she is moving.
It was a l ittle heartbreaking seeing my old room for the last time, telling the neighbours bye etc.
I think the hardest thing for us to all leave behind are the memories of Rachael.
It feels a little silly, because its "just a house", but for us it was a home, filled with love and laughter... and of course all our last memories of Rachael.
I haven't really wanted to admit this, but she has been on my mind.... A LOT.
Every time I have another baby she is especially on my mind. And with the babies middle name being Rachael, it is even more so.
I love being able to incorporate her into their lives, actually with Kaiden and Ethan they were both due on the day she died, they are our families angels, so is she.
When I was putting together this little set up for Baby Benham I had her in mind.  Angel anything makes me think of her, so this was perfect!
I can never understand families that are divided over the silliest things.  My family was close before, but after losing my sister you will never ever EVER find us disagreeing over petty things.
We love, accept, appreciate and enjoy each other every chance we get.
Seeing other families that do not appreciate each other saddens me, because I would do ANYTHING to get my sister back, and yet other families only argue and are bitter amongst each other.  I find them to be very ungrateful for the people they have in their lives.  I thank God everyday for the time he gave me with Rachael as well as all the family members I still have in my life because I know that they can be taken at any moment.
Anyway, enough of that... I just miss her, that's all.
We spent quite a bit of the weekend in the city.  Believe it or not, in my 13 years here I have never been to the varsity.
I know all Atl-ians will be mad at me for this, but its totally over rated.  Its just fast food- and Im not a fast food kind of girl.
The kids loved it though.

So many changes for 2012! Scary and exciting.  Good luck to Mummy Bowen in her new house!!


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