“Hope is not nothing. Awareness is not nothing. Those are valuable somethings that have arisen from sharing pain with others.”
It was brief, but it still happened. Today my daughter watched me cry. I could feel hot tears stinging my eyes. I looked down, and stared at my cute baby. Nope, nothing was going to stem this tide. I looked up and glanced at my toddler. She could sense something was wrong. She cocked her head to one side, and […]
Moms, I encourage you to set some time aside for yourselves!
"Honor. Heart. Team" A lesson learned from Idaho State Rugby.
"Kate Middleton's pregnancies have brought so much exposure to a very serious condition"
A lot of my inspiration comes from our Sunday meetings at church. This Sunday was no different. During teacher council, we discussed ways we could be more receptive to daily spiritual guidance. I LOVE these meetings! I often find that these monthly gatherings bring to mind long forgotten memories, and useful principles that help me conquer my week. They serve […]
Yesterday was my mom’s birthday, and this quote from Abraham Lincoln caught my attention. I thought it was so fitting for the occasion: “All that I am and hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” You see, my mom is a lot like her mom. As you can imagine, I am a lot like my mom. And if […]
Mami, mommy, mama, mum-mum, mom. All the names I currently go by to my toddler haha. The brain fog that sets in during pregnancy, and at least in my case, never seems to go away. I can’t remember things very well, feel sluggish in thought at times, and often end up confused. I used to get so frustrated by it, […]
This morning I got up and slid into my favorite pair of sweatpants after feeding Micah a bottle. “I’m ready for battle with these babies on,” I think to myself. I threw on a t-shirt that I knew would last me half the day, ugh who am I kidding? It would maybe last an hour before…well, we’ll get there. I […]