As I look back on turning 30, and welcome in the new year, I can’t help but reflect on all that my 20s brought. One phrase that kept repeating in my head as I thought through all that had happened  was “I became”. Let me explain… I BECAME a college graduate. I was the first in my immediate family to go to a 4 year university. It was exciting, scary, and taught independence. It was the absolute best decision I… Read more »

One week ago our family of three became four with the addition of little baby G. This last week has been all consuming of every emotion available in the human body and physically so rough for this repeat c-section mama. But one week feels like a great accomplishment right now. Little M has taken quite well to her new baby brother – a truly answered prayer. Sure, she has her moments, but we all have many times this week. She… Read more »

To say the birth of my daughter hasn’t been one of the biggest highlights of my life would be a complete lie. Anyone would know that. I over-picture, over-talk about, over-love my little girl. She has been an absolute joy to raise these last 2.5 years. We knew we wanted more than one child, so when we were ready we tried for number 2. Needless to say, we were successful!  This pregnancy has been completely different from the first. Morning… Read more »

Busy. Busy, busy, busy. I had a friend look me square in the face and bluntly say “You guys have been way too busy.” It was one of those times where you wanted to get offended, but felt that conviction of how absolutely right they were, so you could only humble yourself. Being busy doesn’t please God. There is no check-in with how many things you can do in one summer. I think we didn’t hear that memo. I have… Read more »

Sorry that I have been gone so long! One major reason that I have been MIA is due to the fact that we just announced…we are pregnant with number 2!! This pregnancy has been incredibly different. I have been very ill {always sickness, no “morning” sickness} and have held off on announcing this pregnancy, which has made it difficult to share about things apparently! Our poor bathroom remodel got completely put on hold due to my sickness starting at 6… Read more »