Giving Grace

The last month and a half has been one filled with change, worry, relief, and growth. I’ve been stretched in a lot of different ways since Abigail’s two month check up and it’s been hard, emotional, and, somehow, good. I generally don’t like change. I’m very much a person who likes to know what I […]

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Five Things Friday

{one} You guys, I have a problem. I don’t know what this says about me as a person, but here it is: I love to buy planners and then not use them. Every single January for as long as I can remember, I go to Target and buy a planner. I spend that day lovingly […]

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Pregnancy Side-by-Side

Well, we’re starting to hit the home stretch of this pregnancy, which has me pretty excited. As much as I love being pregnant, the anticipation of seeing our daughter’s beautiful face finally is really starting to hit. Is she going to look like Stephen? Me? Jonathan (so also Stephen)? What color is her hair? What […]

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Baby Girl Has A Name

If there’s one thing that can definitely be said about Stephen & I as parents, it’s that we’re very intentional namers. As you can read in this blog post Stephen wrote after Jonathan was born, we spent a lot of time getting into the meaning of his name (Jehovah has given/ gift from God) and […]

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Thankful Thursdays

This week, I am thankful for: 1.  The incredible outpouring of love and support we’ve received from family, friends, co-workers, etc. after we made our pregnancy “Facebook official.” We, and this baby, are truly blessed and deeply loved. 2. Our 3 year Colorado anniversary. It’s hard to have our families so far away (except Dan), […]

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Thankful Thursdays

This week I am thankful for: 1. Getting a hug from a child who is both shy and has some sensory processing issues. He isn’t big on being touched.  We’ve (his mom and I) worked all school year to get a “good morning” from him and then eventually I got high-fives. But this, this was […]

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