Two Under 2

“The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children.” -Jessica Lange It’s 10 a.m. on a Wednesday morning and I’m already on my second cup of coffee as my two babies take a nap (we’veContinue reading “Two Under 2”

A Four Year Lesson

Heels clicked and clacked quickly against the marble floors; you could smell the coffee brewing in the staff room as we quickly grabbed our morning jumpstart and snacks before heading to the ballroom to begin another 12-hour day of pageant duties. Everyone has a memory that’s connected to certain smells and sounds. Every time IContinue reading “A Four Year Lesson”

“That Mom”

“For I know well the plans I have in mind for you- plans for your welfare and not foe woe, so as to give you a future of hope.” ~Jeremiah 29:11 16 months ago we held our sweet little boy for the first time. As we looked into his beautiful brown eyes and counted allContinue reading ““That Mom””

Home Stretch…Or Is It?

“Weak made strong, in the Savior’s love. Through the storm, He is Lord. Lord of all.”  A little over a year ago, we had hit the home stretch of our first pregnancy and I was definitely on a roller coaster of emotions. We had no family around and a very small group of friends thatContinue reading “Home Stretch…Or Is It?”

Roller Coaster of Emotions

If anyone ever argued that a woman isn’t strong for all that she endures during pregnancy or that anyone can do it is a complete fool! There’s always been this stigma about feeling anything other than joy when pregnant. How could you feel any other sort of emotion?! You’re creating a new life. You shouldContinue reading “Roller Coaster of Emotions”

2018…a Year of Growth

I can’t believe that we’re nearing the end of the second month in 2018! Time sure has flown by already this year! Quite a few things have happened for our family since the last time I’ve had the time to actually put thoughts together {between working full-time with a now 11-month-old at home, who’s gotContinue reading “2018…a Year of Growth”

Not Good Enough

I’m going to be honest, I stared at a blank page, a blank screen and my fingers hovering over the keyboard for what felt like days but was only a couple hours… I’ve been searching for the right words to say, for the right tone to express myself, for the right time to bring anythingContinue reading “Not Good Enough”