Welcome

Welcome! So glad to have you. I love making new friends and chatting over a warm drink. Coffee is typically my go to beverage, but I'll always have tea for those tea drinks out there. What you'll find o…

On Mother's Day, I'm Thankful For You

Evie, you made me a mommy. Unexpectedly and fiercely you came into the world and changed our lives. And, in the same way, you’re going to be a world changer.   Many do not know how to say your “long name”--…

Our Infertility Journey (so far)

Our journey isn’t like many others. It starts with a pregnancy surprise a month after marriage. That little surprise is now an almost 6 year old girl.  For four years after her birth, we continued under the guise of not an issu…

It's Ok to Ugly Cry

January was hard. I knew it would be. Throughout all my infertility in the fall, I had Disney to look forward to at Christmas. I kept the optimism alive, “At least I can go on rides.” I was most excited about this surprise trip f…

Promise Presents

My little Rapunzel ran around the German toy store at Disney World. She gazed at all the different toys but particularly the princess toys were to her liking. She ran to show me everything she wanted—dolls, dresses, stuffed anim…

Eat an Elephant

Maybe you’re like me, and you have a lifetime full of dreams. You want to bungee jump at Bloukrans Bridge in Western Cape South Africa, swim with dolphins, get your Ph.D., and fight sex slavery all before picking up th…

Living with Tenacity

When a friend asked what word I was going to focus on going into this year, I put some deep serious thought into my answer. After my infertility battle started in 2017, I made “hope” my word for 2018. God knew I nee…