Eyes Are Watching Me

I’ve been a spectator of my “mom peers” who are on their journey of working out and eating healthy. I follow as they share their personal stories; documenting their weaknesses and strengths, failures and successes. One particular statement that has caught my eye expresses, “Little eyes are watching”. Essentially, these moms are saying that their […]

No Longer a Worrier

A routine occurrence in our home is nap time around noon for our toddler. He has been spoiled by my husband and I as we lay with him until he falls asleep. Every day without fail, our toddler tosses and turns during his fight against sleep. Sometimes this is due to him acting silly, other […]

Gifts through Loss and Life

Last July, my family and I experienced great adversity. Creating confusion, doubts and suffering we learned of a pregnancy that had failed. In fact, I had just taken a test at home when some weeks later we were faced with our loss. I could never undermine the heartache, regardless of how premature it happened. All […]

My Vows

I recall, as a young child, making “pinky promises” with friends. I’d hook my pinky finger with theirs and we’d proclaim, “I pinky promise to             “. This was the most sacred of vows made to my dear friends. It’s funny how a simple childhood tradition became somewhat of a prerequisite to […]

Routines

I have the inherent need to thrive on routines. I am a lover of consistency, plans, and control. Some may believe this to be both a blessing and a curse, but I choose to see the blessing in it. After all, I am created in the image of God (Genesis 1:27). Becoming a parent has been […]