You’re late. More than late. You stumble out of the bed to go to the bathroom and it dawns on you that this is the best time to take a pregnancy test. So you rummage through your medicine cabinet hoping you have one more pregnancy test leftover from the 3-pack you bought last month. YES, you find it -- you feel like you just struck gold! You take the test and wait. The default line ... Read More
Embracing Motherhood, Marriage, and Children.
To My Future-Self
I know I will forget just how hard the "Little-Years" are -- because I have forgotten in-between having each one of my babies. Keep in mind, I had my children fairly close together. But I still forgot. You just do. I have a 9 year-old, an almost 7 year-old, a 4 year-old and an almost 2 year-old. We lost three precious babies to miscarriages in between each one of our kiddos. So ... Read More
A Spontaneous Weekend Road-Trip With A Young Family Of Six
I got the call I didn’t realize I was waiting for. We had been wanting to go visit my grandmother for some time. It had been almost five years since I last saw her. My son’s special health needs, on top of my little-bitties that continued to come and grow our family, made the 8-hour drive and hotel-stay seem impossible. But the phone call came at just the right time. With my son recently ... Read More