• Star From Afar {A Different Kind of Christmas Search} w/ a Giveaway!

    December 20, 2016

    This year for Christmas we switched our search from the Elf to something I thought Bella would also love. It’s called Star From Afar, and its focus is on celebrating the true meaning of Christmas. It’s a game and beautifully colored, wooden nativity set. The set up is simple, and the story is written out…

  • Waiting

    October 2, 2015

    I’m 36 weeks 4 days today. And we’re just in a holding pattern here. Wednesday I spent ALL DAY in triage after my regular appt showed my blood pressure through the roof. So I laid in a hospital bed with Sam in the chair next to me and the cuff squeezing my arm every 10…

  • The Fear of Almost There

    September 16, 2015

    When I was around 24 weeks pregnant with Kaden, everyone gave a huge sigh of relief. I’d made it to the “safe(r)” zone and past where I’d lost Preston and Julian. His ultrasounds were good. My cerclage was in place and things weren’t changing¬†down there. I remember my OB saying after an ultrasound, “Things look…

  • Lie to Me

    August 13, 2015

    This has been a brutally honest pregnancy all the way around. From our doctors, therapist, friends, family – everyone has really understood the high risks and respected what has happened twice before. Rarely do I hear a flippant response anymore, except from someone who either doesn’t know our history or does but can’t process it…

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