Savoring the little things…

I started this blog to capture the more personal part of my life.  I have been blogging for over a year professionally.  The problem is, I want to thoroughly process and present a perfect post…. EVERY TIME.

What results… I don’t post.

So I didn’t post about Embug’s volleyball team winning the 12U championship.

I didn’t post about the end of the year awards for the kids.

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Kritter with Mrs. Burnett- 2nd Grade Awards

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Kritter with friends celebrating a great 2nd Grade year

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Embug at 5th grade Graduation with Mrs. Daniel

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Embug with one of her besties… all smiles for these future Middle Schoolers!

I didn’t post about the 5th grade clap out.  The one most significant event that happens at Haslet Elementary on the last day of school to bid farewell to their oldest members of the student body.


Silly girls getting ready to exit the building.

I failed to post Embug’s choir singing “God Bless America” at the Rough Rider’s game in the 7th inning stretch at Dr. Pepper Ballfield in Frisco.

What I realize is that I am missing moments both big and small because I am waiting for the perfect time to create the perfect post.  What’s the use of a blog if you don’t utilize it for what it was intended… right?

So I plan to be more intentional with posting and less concerned about how perfect it looks. For your grammar, spelling and format wardens… I apologize if my errors annoy you.  This blog isn’t for you anyway.  It is ultimately a journal of memories and moments that capture the beauty, struggles and human moments of my life and the life of my family.  It is a legacy for my family that I wish to share with the world… and as a way for our family far and near to have a window into our lives.  Frankly, I am not the best and keeping everyone up to speed.

So, in the first part I shared some big events that happened over the course of the last few weeks.  Less “braggy” moments, but my personal favorites that I didn’t post were:

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Embug totally digging the Indy Car Race at Texas Motor Speedway

Kritter explaining framerate to decrease lag in Minecraft.

Catching Embug and Kritter disagreeing while playing Minecraft. (love it… when I catch us being real)

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And finally, Embug showing me how important it is to savor quiet moments with a cup of Jo. (I think she’s 11 going on 50!)

So here’s to capturing the real moments in life and learning from them.  I love telling our story.  I hope you enjoy reading it.

Until next time…


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About The Bulldog Educator

Mom of 2, wife of Eric for 25 years, Educator for 20 years. Passionate about everything in life. I love my community. Proud to be a mom, wife, and educator. I write two blogs one is my educational ponderings at my blog "The Bulldog Educator" ( and the other is "The Wilson Family Stories at the Razorback Ranch" (

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