This week, April 21-27, is National Infertility Awareness Week. It’s the week that the spotlight is placed on the fact that 1 in 8 couples struggle to have children. It’s no secret that we are the 1 in 8, or that it has been a battle. For the longest time, all I could see was … More Give and Take
At church last night, my hubs quoted this verse from Psalm 66: “Come and hear, all ye that fear God, and I will declare what he hath done for my soul.” There are times when the Lord reminds us of things He has done, and nudges us to share them and give Him glory. He’s … More A Declaration of Help
Ah, Valentine’s Day. A day when love is in the air and on tv screens and over the air waves. A day most couples enjoy and most single people loathe. Whether you fall into the “Love” category or the “Loathe” category, let me tell you why, at least for our family, this day is and … More A Valentine’s Day to Remember
The early hours of Christmas morning look so different this year. Though I’ve always loved Christmas and enjoyed spending it with my hubs and family, in the past, it has come with a cloud. I’ve been happy, but sad. “Yes, we have a great time, but…. wouldn’t it be so much better with a little … More From Empty to Overflowing
I’m not sleeping a lot these days. To be completely honest, I’ve only gotten one full night of sleep since we brought Mac home from the hospital, but I’m not complaining. I’ve adjusted pretty well, especially since he started sleeping through the night. I just tend to wake up several times to check on him. … More Reflections in the Night
One year ago today, I wrote *this post* reflecting on the snow we received and an empty snowsuit taking up room in our nursery. I dreamed of the day we would have use for it, and get to make our own cute family pictures in the snow. So much can change in a year. This … More Reflections on a Snowy Day (Part 2)
Today did not go the way I had envisioned. I’m running out of days to get my super long “to-do” list done, so I was determined to put a big dent in it today. I failed. I’m still learning how to juggle housework and keep us fed and clothed with adding a completely dependent little … More Wallow, or Worship?