Free Fall.

There’s a secular band called Walk the Moon that I’ve found and I listen to their self-titled album on repeat some days. The opening line to one of my favorite songs is “I must’ve tumbled out of a plane ’cause I free fell all year.” And I smile every time I hear it because if … [Read more…]

Because We’re Crazy.

Hello, my dear friends. Man, I have missed this space so much! I think I have about 2.7 trillion words I could share with you all so forgive me if I jump around a bit. But so much life has happened over these last couple months and I just have to share! So when Jackson, in a … [Read more…]

Rules of Parenthood

You ever heard of Murphy’s Law? You know, “anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” Well the same holds true in parenting. I’ve learned that there are very concrete “rules” within parenthood. Here’s just a few: If you have an appointment, the baby will have a blow out right before it’s time to leave. … [Read more…]

t-r-o-u-b-l-e

Can you believe our little nugget is almost eight months old? I’ve said it to two expectant mothers in the last week: they tell you time flies, but really. Time flies. Some days, I sort of take comfort in those statements. We have spent the last 22 nights {yes, I have been counting} trying to get … [Read more…]

Sweet Dreams 

I have not slept well in days. Over a week now.  If you ever read anything about the trials of parenthood, I guarantee “sleep deprivation” hits the top of all the lists. And I admit, this part of the job has been grueling. But for me? The hardest part has been the fear. When we … [Read more…]

My Advice?

When Jackson was not even two months old, I had someone ask me for my advice. She was going to be a new momma soon. I sort of wanted to laugh hysterically in her face and walk way. Me? Give advice? I was still trying to figure out how to take a seven minute shower … [Read more…]