In about 15 minutes, my littlest baby will take off on his first plane ride for a week long trip with his dad to visit family out-of-state. I feel like most moms would have a hard time with being separated from their babies for 7 whole days regardless, but there's another layer to me that… Continue reading I’m scared. | a piece I wrote in March 2017 but didn’t post until now.
"You're always one decision away from a completely different life." I saw this a while ago and it's been floating around my mind for a bit. And just thinking in context, I have a few friends going through some very personal but very familiar stuff, and I'm just struck by just how absolutely true this… Continue reading make a decision.
Can I be sappy for a minute, please? (Let's be real. I'm typing this whether you like it or not, with or without your permission). My sweet girl, my first born is 8 years old today and it's giving me all the feels. I took this picture on her 6th birthday, 2 years ago today,… Continue reading thoughts about my first born on her 8th birthday.
I saw a headline the other day that was complete bull, okay? A load of crap.It was like, the 7 things you shouldn't say to your kids because you'll mess them up in the head forever. Or something like that. And the first thing you shouldn't say to you're kid or your a bad mom?… Continue reading but really, it is okay.
I was totally about to pull a “Jacob.”That’s probably not really a thing, to pull a “Jacob,” but in my mind, in my walk with the Lord, it totally is now. Earlier this week, I had an argument with my husband. Not shocking, married people do that sometimes. What you see on Instagram isn’t always… Continue reading I was about to pull a ‘Jacob.’
Every message I’ve heard in the last year and a half has been like a knife to the heart. For we live by faith, not by sight. (2 Corinthians 5:7 NIV) He (Jesus) replied, “You of little faith, why are you so afraid?” Then he got up and rebuked the winds and the waves, and… Continue reading I wanna go home | faith, obedience, and staying home.
I read a quote today that I really believe sums up the feeling I have as I sort of stand in the hallway between two seasons. “I wish there was a way to know you’re in the good old days before you’ve actually left them.” – Andy Bernard My husband and I have been feeling… Continue reading I never dreamed home would end up where I don’t belong, I’m moving on.