A Mother’s Lap

A Mother’s Lap

Man, motherhood is such a sweet and special thing. As I was putting Quincy to bed tonight she was laying down ready to fall asleep and at the last minute, she said, "Mom I want to come snuggle with you." She climbed up into my lap, covered herself with her blanket and laid her head [...]

Feels Like Home

Feels Like Home

One year ago, he was laying on my chest & I was crying. I was broken, exhausted & felt so alone. I wanted to go “home” even though I was sitting in his nursery. I wanted to go back. Before he was born. Before it felt so dark. Here I am, one year later, he’s [...]

Slow Down

Slow Down

S L O W  D O W N I want to hold my baby while she's still a baby I want to feel her little fingers wrapped around my hand I want to hear her feet as she runs around the house I want to listen as she talks to her brother in a soft [...]

Baby Essentials

Baby Essentials

Having a baby can be SO overwhelming. Having a baby with NO idea what to purchase & what you really need is even more overwhelming! I'm not saying I'm a baby connoisseur, far from it in fact, but I've got a few favorite baby essentials that we couldn't live without! Disclaimer: the product images below [...]

P E A C E

P E A C E

My heart is overwhelmed. Overwhelmed with peace. Today has been one of the most beautiful days. Family, love, comfort, peace, quiet, laughs, smiles, snuggles, baby giggles & so much incredible goodness. These sweet moments that I've been so fortunate to experience are the ones that I prayed and longed for in those dark days when [...]

Darker Days

Darker Days

There has been a LONG hiatus on Grit & Grace. For a variety of reasons, but mostly...I've been struggling to find that happy place of writing again. After Daxton's birth, my emotional and mental state took a beating. I just couldn't find a way to put into words the heavy darkness I was feeling. Below [...]