Motherhood, mothers day, Uncategorized

Mamas and strawberry lemonade

My mom is genuinely my best friend. My husband jokes about the amount of time I spend with her...but I explained to him how she's not like "most moms". How she will stand with me in the pit at a concert drinking wine and dancing or go totally natural with our similar wavy hair or… Continue reading Mamas and strawberry lemonade

freedom, i am enough, made in God’s image, quit comparing, love

Enough.

I have a tendency to look at life through how can this be improved lenses. Some people might call that having goals or always trying to improve. And my husband is the same driven type. So contentment isn't our strong suit. I found myself being especially hard on my body. Even at my skinniest I… Continue reading Enough.

Easter, Family Life, love, Miracles, The Cross, God’s Faithfulness, wedding

A Miracle

It's a few days before Easter.  And as I reflect on the cross and the miracle of Jesus rising from death, I am awed once again.  That the Son of God would die for me and you, is miraculous in itself.  But it didn't end there, he conquered death and our sin, so we can live victoriously now… Continue reading A Miracle

dance, freedom, Life, life and the pursuit of happiness, vulnerability

A little piece of me

Feeling a little vulnerable about posting this. But according to Brene Brown vulnerability is the birthplace of innovation, creativity and change. So here I am. I hope you connect with this in some way. I remember feeling this pull inside of me. I needed to meet with him. I was sitting on the pew in… Continue reading A little piece of me

Family Life, foster care

How You Can Support Foster Families

One night this week I was overcome with anxiety. Getting in my car seemed a little dramatic so I left the baby with my husband and ran downstairs to the garage. A room I particularly loathe due to the abundance of camel crickets and lawn equipment. I crouched down and held onto the side of… Continue reading How You Can Support Foster Families