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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]