Postpartum and a New Reality

It’s been a while since I’ve shared my heart here. I know I posted at least once since my Little Ladybug was born, but since then, I’ve been adjusting to our new reality. During the last 3 months – that’s right, we made it 3 months! – I have been caught up in the whirlwind… Read More

Easing Back Into Life

There is so much that has been playing in my head in the 2 months since baby girl arrived. I need to sit down and write all my posts, share my must haves, begin to talk about the tiny house & ministry journey we are taking as a family of 3, but I have been… Read More

When Will I Feel Normal?

When our bodies or minds seem to be against us. When I first began writing this, it was about feeling normal after pregnancy. And then I thought about breastfeeding.  When will I feel normal? When will I feel human? I kept asking myself these questions. I knew it would be a while. With the growing… Read More

Resiliency: In Ministry, in Business, and in Marriage

Y’all, this is going to be a freakin’ honest post. Like, bearing my heart & inviting you into the mess kind of post. This week has been rough. We have been dealing with meal issues, grocery issues, broken tiny house issues, heat issues, communication issues, and I have been a mess. I can’t count the number of… Read More

Pregnancy Hormones, Mom Shaming, & My Second Trimester Must-Haves

Y’all, these pregnancy hormones are no joke. If you read one of my most recent posts, you know my hubby & I are trying to eat at home more, with me meal planning & cooking. The last two days (yes, two days in a row), I messed up our meal. Like, royally messed up. Like, ruined. And… Read More

Maternity Pictures, Comparisons, & 7 Bible Verses for My Pregnancy

This weekend, I met up with two of my best friends, and had a maternity shoot. Two of us are pregnant, and the other is an amazing photo artist. I love the photos she captured, and I cannot wait until she has them finished for us. Pregnancy is such an amazing time to share with… Read More

How We are Preparing for Life Changes: 9 Ways to Fix Your Money Mindset

I am writing this in the midst of feeling extremely crummy. It’s that time of year – protect yourselves & your kiddos! As many of you know, hubby & I are expecting! As some of you may not know, we have been surviving much of the year on one income – hubby’s missionary income. So,… Read More

Find Your Tribe: 7 Reasons We Need Authentic Friendship

I recently shared about the importance of friendship as adults. I wanted to take the opportunity to break it down even further. I think sometimes, we feel the need to be an island. Especially us women. We are woman, hear us roar… after all. Also, it can get difficult to connect when we hear so many… Read More

Girl Mom (to be…)

“She probably just likes me better…” the owner of the ultra sound boutique said. It took a minute to register who that “she” was referring to… She? I’m having a she?! In that moment, a brief wave of panic washed over me. Right up until they handed us the print outs with pictures of our… Read More