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?
November is National Adoption Month, and this year, we get to celebrate! We are so in love with our little Muffin, and are so thankful to God for bringing him into our family. When I was a little girl, I overheard some adults talking about adoption, and later, I asked my mom what that word … More An Adoption Story
When we first began the adoption process, my hubs and I had individual meetings with our social workers as part of our home study. In those meetings, they asked very specific questions about our lives. One question they asked that took me off guard was, “What is your first memory?” I don’t do well under … More Memories That Remain
Today marks one decade. 10 years. 120 months. 521 weeks. 3,652 days. 87,600 hours. 5,256,000 minutes. 315,360,000 seconds. This includes many days of laughter and many nights of tears. We’ve had countless church services, prayers, and time spent in worship together. We’ve been to a few funerals, several weddings, and some hospitals. We’ve spent weeks … More An Anniversary Recap