I love taking video now and then in addition to all of the pictures I take, because the point of all of it for me is to be able to look back and remember the way their faces moved, the way they talked, the excitement in their eyes, what a stud their Dad is and how much he loves them.
My first Stampede I attended was with Curtis, just after we had started dating on Canada Day…It rained and cleared out all of the lines on the midway so we grabbed bags of mini-donuts and wandered around under the lights, finding ourselves right by the fireworks…We watched them while holding hands and it was one of those moments of pure joy, there with my summer (and forever) love.
Jennifer opens up and shares some incredible advice, discovered through five years of marriage: Don't sweat the small stuff and give each other grace. Sounds so simple, but sometimes our expectations of what we thought life would be block us from the greatness that God has for us. Being present along this journey is more important than the destination itself.