Pushing Toward the Promise

We are in the process of buying my grandparents' house, my childhood home. It has been one of the most bittersweet times of my entire life. When we were both sixteen, Eric would pick me up from my house at 5 o'clock in the morning and take me to ihop for breakfast after a long... Continue Reading →

So Many Things to Say

We’re coming up on two months now and there’s still so much I want to tell you. In two short months it feels like a lifetime of reporting I want to share. Madi received citizen of the month AND honor roll for the second time in a row. Emily can tell you about 15 different... Continue Reading →

#TearfulTuesday

One of the joys of most mental illness' are their predictability. They either hang out constantly or you know when it's coming. 12 years with depression and I typically know when it is about to show up. Sadness from grief on the other hand is something still very new to me. It has has been... Continue Reading →

Let’s Get Real

I have been aware of my plummeting self esteem for quite sometime but have tried to ignore it in hopes that one day my confidence would just miraculously reappear when my kids got older or I was more "accomplished." The other day the Lord took me to the beach. Not the usual beach I go... Continue Reading →

Social Media Rough Patches

If you were my Facebook friend between 2009-2012, I greatly apologize. I know whenever my "On This Day" memories come up I am going to stare at the screen for ten minutes straight, with question marks in my eyes, and wonder how I managed to have friends. Thanks to social media we can now have... Continue Reading →

Two Hearts

Two moments in my life will remain ingrained in my mind forever. I remember the exact moment when I met both of my girls. The process in which we attained both was  exactly the same, the labor and deliveries were both very unique, but our actual introductions made time stand still. They knew me and... Continue Reading →

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