The Day our Son Lived

"Every super hero starts with a traumatic origin story."  We are still processing. I hope that we never stop. Figuring out how to even communicate the what of our miracle, let alone the why, probably will never take full shape. That's OK with me. Nevertheless, I can't seem to run far enough away from the … Continue reading The Day our Son Lived

Embracing Change, and Helping our Kids do the Same

Change has been a fluid enemy most of my life. On one hand, I appreciate the value of change. It's necessary. Change provides an avenue for growth, physically, mentally, and spiritually. On the other hand, change often marks the "valleys" of life. Change is hard, messy, and downright exhausting. My daughter is proving herself just … Continue reading Embracing Change, and Helping our Kids do the Same

Starting Over. Reflections on moving 16 times in 36 months.

All the NewIt's been a while. I've had a few things going on.....namely moving to a new state, starting a new job, buying all new furniture, finding our kids a new school and babysitter, driving back and forth from Tuscaloosa to Starkville more times than I can count.....mostly resisting a panic attack, ha! Don't get … Continue reading Starting Over. Reflections on moving 16 times in 36 months.

The Year I Didn’t Eat: The Battlefield of a Girl’s Mind

One year, I didn’t eat. That’s obviously not entirely true, but pretty close. It started mildly – wheat instead of white, fruit instead of fries. But in a relatively short time span, what I thought were healthy choices became an obsession that took full control of both my body and soul. I don’t wish to … Continue reading The Year I Didn’t Eat: The Battlefield of a Girl’s Mind

4 Signs You’re Idolizing your Boyfriend (or Husband)

You rarely realize you’re “losing it” until it’s nearly too late. Signs subtlety slip in - you can’t sleep, your mind is racing all over the place, your edgy, emotional, and just want to Netflix and chill 24/7. If you are a Jesus person, after a bit the Holy Spirit steps in to wake up … Continue reading 4 Signs You’re Idolizing your Boyfriend (or Husband)