I was raised in a lower middle class home. Money was always tight, and very rarely discussed. My mother, through no fault of her own, never taught us to budget, meal plan, homemaking. She wasn’t raised in that household. We ate a lot of fast food…which is the opposite of what you should do when… Continue reading learning.
It’s time. Past time, actually. I look around this little house and I feel sad. Sad and overwhelmed. You see, I like things neat and tidy, but you wouldn’t think that at all from the state of things around here. Piles on piles. Clutter. Dust. Dog hair. I spent so many years feeling sorry for… Continue reading owning my story.
8 weeks. That’s how long our precious girl has already been here with us. It’s mind boggling. At least once a week one of us turns to the other in disbelief and asks “can you believe that we actually made her?” I give thanks to the Lord each and every day.
Life is a flame that is always burning itself out, but it catches fire again every time a child is born. ~George Bernard Shaw Hello, again. Well, my theory about our girl’s birth date was wrong. She didn’t join us on the 21st after all. She joined us on April 25th. All 10 pounds, 6… Continue reading emerging from the fog.
Okay, so I know that my water could break before I even hit publish on this post…but I don’t think it will. A thought occurred to me at some point in the night and I woke up with a renewed sense of calm about when this baby will make her grand arrival. You see, I’ve… Continue reading timing is everything.
“Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill His promises to her!” Luke 1:45 As it is the weekend that we commemorate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, I figured now was as good a time as any to resurrect this old space. The focus will now be set on my journey into… Continue reading …and i waited.