Losing Someone You’ve Never Met-Again: Our Second Miscarriage

It was during the morning of Sunday, August 4th, 2019 when I lost someone I’ve never met-again. It felt different than the first time because I’d already been through it, but the pain remained and continues to remain when I am offered a moment to reflect. I was about 10.5 weeks pregnant when I miscarried … Continue reading Losing Someone You’ve Never Met-Again: Our Second Miscarriage

Blankie Tags, Mandarin Oranges, & Bedtime Stories: Life in the Little Years

I hear you calling my name across the hall. Mom! Mom....MOM! Never having been a morning person, I force myself out of bed to start the day. I open the door to your room, your head shoots up from your pillow, and you are on your feet. With a quick bend down, you find the … Continue reading Blankie Tags, Mandarin Oranges, & Bedtime Stories: Life in the Little Years

Encouragement for Mamas Who Work Outside The Home

Tell me if these thoughts sound as common to you, as they do to me: "If I could work fewer hours during the week or stay home with my child(ren), maybe my house could actually stay clean for more than one day!" "I wonder what kind of well thought out and more time consuming homemade … Continue reading Encouragement for Mamas Who Work Outside The Home

Whatever

  If you have grown up in the church, you are likely very familiar with the words found in Philippians 4:13: "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." However, it is the verses surrounding verse 13 that capture my attention in Philippians 4:11-12: 11 I am not saying this because I am in … Continue reading Whatever

You Know You’re a Mom of Young Kids When…

My life looks pretty different 5 years out of college. Gone are the days when I could quickly pack up my backpack, walk down the street, and spend an entire afternoon or evening sipping an iced coffee and tackle homework or spend some time in the Word. I don't miss the homework, but I do … Continue reading You Know You’re a Mom of Young Kids When…

The Past 12 Months in Retrospect: My 1st Year as Taya’s Mom

My daughter Taya is one year old today and as parents tend to do as their children grow older, I've been reflecting on all of our memories from this past year....all the way back to when I was anxiously awaiting for our little girl to arrive... It was about a week away from my daughter's … Continue reading The Past 12 Months in Retrospect: My 1st Year as Taya’s Mom