Life is a gift

One of my favorite pictures EVER. The moment after my 4th son was born. Life is such a gift. I gave birth to my 4th healthy son just 6 months after my sister lost her son. In the same hospital and with the same doctor. As I drove to the hospital with my husband atContinue reading “Life is a gift”

FREE TO LOVE | September 2018

ūüďł cred: https://harleyjayphotography.com I wrote this for an Instagram post for a ministry called Freedom Movement September 2018. It was interesting having only a certain number of letters allowed to fit in the post. I could’ve written many more words but this is how it turned out. FREE TO LOVE | My husband and IContinue reading “FREE TO LOVE | September 2018”

Choose Your Song- One Year Later

One year ago I got a call about a 21 month old baby girl that needed to be moved from her current foster home. After about 1 minute I knew that she needed to be in my arms. In my home. Loved by my boys and hubs. In my community and church. I said 99%Continue reading “Choose Your Song- One Year Later”

Sometimes Dreams Don’t Work Out

Sometimes the dreams that we dream don’t happen… We can start with little dreams,¬†like having a simple 2 hours of quiet alone time per week. This is a wonderful thing, as some of you know. That might even be a little dream of your’s too! And sometimes¬†that dream is shattered, due to a¬†certain 1 1/2-year-oldContinue reading “Sometimes Dreams Don’t Work Out”

Swift Mama: My Hour of Desperation. I mean Inspiration

There¬†was a¬†text message that I sent to mama friends one morning and it spurred an idea. What if we all shared crazy moments in our days? Would it make us all feel a little more normal? grateful? Would it add some much-needed laughter or even pent-up tears after laughing? Anyway, it seemed like a goodContinue reading “Swift Mama: My Hour of Desperation. I mean Inspiration”

Check one, two. Is this thing on?

Hey, here I am starting a mom blog. I know, I know what you’re thinking. Why do we need another mom blog? It’s like number 5,567,602 in the mom blog world, right!? Well, this blog is essential¬†because this is your blog, is my blog, it’s your neighbor down the street’s, and someone who you’ve neverContinue reading “Check one, two. Is this thing on?”