Somewhere in the first year Celeste was born I bought myself Timothy Keller’s book The Meaning of Marriage. Four and a half years later I have yet to finish it. I kept going back to it and feeling guilty that I would pick it up and devour page after page that made total sense; only… Continue reading The Meaning of Marriage
Today my husband and I celebrate 7 years of marriage 💞. Here we are lighting our unity candle. My husband posted this and three other pictures today, which I’ll share later. This picture though reminded me of the biggest commitment we made to each other. To be united, together. We are both such different… Continue reading The good
August was one of the most difficult months for me since the birth of our second baby, Elysse. I was under a lot of stress that had a really bad affect on my nursing. I thought plugged ducts were bad but nothing could have prepared me for the burning sensation and stabbing pain I… Continue reading Plot twist!! It’s not just about boobs…
At my bridal shower there was a little notebook passed around for my friends and family to write tips and advice for me. I’ll always remember what my then future sis in law Michelle wrote…”You will go through so many different seasons together. There will be times you will be so in sync, everything… Continue reading Marriage – all about seasons
God never ceases to amaze me. In the midst of the chaos that is being a parent, God always finds a way to remind me of what a blessing it is to have that chaos. I am so thankful for all those moments that God makes sure I’m not distracted and I am able… Continue reading It really is all about the small things
Love this! Today I’m celebrating just being alive and having family time with my husband and our girls. We took a family stroll with Biggie this morning and now we are off on a bike riding adventure. It’s when I let go of control and planning that the most beautiful moments happen. What… Continue reading Celebrate!
Brené Brown has a great video On Empathy that explains so well the difference between empathy and sympathy. About that vulnerable place where you are asked to “feel with a person” when they are saying to you, with or without words “I’m scared, I’m overwhelmed”. I experienced a very vulnerable moment this morning in which a rush… Continue reading About a girl: mommy vs self