Category Archives: Jesus

When Mother’s Day is Painful

I know I’m supposed to be taking a blog break right now but I can’t NOT post on Mother’s Day. The reason I can’t stay is away is not because I need to wish mothers a wonderful day and tell … Continue reading

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Healing From Loss

One of the most valuable things I learned through going through infertility and our miscarriages was what real loss felt like. This has been so valuable for me because it taught me how I desperately need Jesus. Now only that, … Continue reading

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What Good Friday Was To Us Last Year

Last year, as Easter was approaching our family was brimming with excitement. We had been matched with a birth mom who was expecting a baby boy in just 3 short weeks!! I had slowly began filling up my nursery closet … Continue reading

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God’s Grace in the Form of One Year.

My heart has a million things to say and I don’t even know where to begin. Bryan Robert – my dear son – happy first birthday!! I cry tears of joy when I think about what a privilege it has … Continue reading

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Countdown to ONE: A Year Ago Tomorrow…

My son was born. I wasn’t laboring in a hospital or anxiously wringing my hands in the waiting room. I wasn’t even getting text play by plays or waiting nervously by the phone. I wasn’t receivingĀ an “It’s a Boy!” balloon … Continue reading

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Countdown to ONE: Reflecting on A Year of Babywearing

I wanted this post to include “a few” of my favorite babywearing pictures. 65 pictures later, I realized that wasn’t going to happen. I think I settled with 8. But WHEW was it hard. Babywearing has been one of the … Continue reading

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Your Winter Won’t Last Forever

I don’t know where you live but here in the Midwest we’ve had an absolutely brutal winter so far. (And actually I know it’s been a cold and snowy weather everywhere– the other week I read there was snow in … Continue reading

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8 Months!

My sweet son, As I sit here writing this you are babbling yourself to sleep in your crib like a big boy. You’re another month older and your personality is showing more every day. You are so energetic and love … Continue reading

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Finding The New Normal

The beginnings of motherhood seem somewhat of a blur filled with crisp memories of meeting, holding and snuggling with my new baby. No one expects anything of new parents- especially if your baby is in the hospital for a month. … Continue reading

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30 Days of Gratitude: Days 1-7

Even though it was a challenge, I loved blogging every day in October. I decided to instagram 30 things I’m thankful for in November! Here is a recap of Days 1-7. Day 1: Thankful for an awesome long walk on … Continue reading

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