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 [...]

Gratitude Attitude

Gratitude Attitude

Last year around this same time, I shared a tradition of Jordan and mine that dates way back to before we were married...prehistoric times 🙂 It's our "Journal of Thanks" - each November, we write down one thing a day that we're thankful for. And I've been thinking about how much I love this tradition [...]

Stay Right Here

Stay Right Here

What you see in this photo is a little angel baby sleeping. What you don’t see is the MILLION things running through my head. There is a mound of laundry that needs to be washed & an even BIGGER mound of laundry that needs to be put away. I haven’t seen our basement floor in [...]

Please Forgive Me

Please Forgive Me

Tonight was a little bit of a rough night...I got home from work later than I was hoping & then it took us another 30ish minutes to get dinner together & Quincy was pretty much inconsolable the entire time. It wasn't a steady stream of crying/whining, but it was enough that I got fed up [...]