Grief of Miscarriage

**Trigger Warning** It was Monday, January 14th. A day that I never once even considered the vs. in Jeremiah (1:5). Nor have I ever considered Psalm 139:13. However, after feeling a little strange while doing group at work only to find myself bleeding at 5 weeks 4 days pregnant, the verses became a strange reality. […]

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Time Flies

As Halloween is fast approaching, I have come to the bittersweet realization that time actually flies. I remember the days when I would dress my kids up in snow suits with little hats that had ears on them. I would take my eyeliner and place a black smudge on their nose, to make it look […]

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Planet Earth

Have you ever looked at the sky and wondered to yourself, what is up there? I mean, really up there. You find yourself staring into the darkness, watching the flickering of all the stars. A bright one catches your eye and you curiously consider your elementary science class where you name all the planets to […]

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Finding Gratitude

There are thousands of things going on in my life right now. Some are negative, some positive. Through all the things that are currently happening, I can say that I am honestly grateful to have to go through them with my husband. To be able to come home every day and actually look forward to […]

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A Mother’s Lament

I’m the mom of a sick kid. As of this year, I have become known for being the mom of a sick kid. It is often that I hear things like, “How’s your daughter doing? You know I’m praying for you both, right?” I value the thoughts and the words. But there are some things […]

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Pitbulls Need Love Too

“Pluto bath time.” That’s all I have to say to get my dog (Half Pitbull half of something else- maybe lab?) to walk into the bathroom and step into the tub. That’s literally it. She hears her name, the word bath time and in the bathroom she goes. It’s amazing actually and I never met […]

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Law Abiding Citizen

He comes down with a look of terror on his face. I can only imagine what was going on inside his head. I bet his heart was racing. He was pale and nervously bit his lower lip. “Mom, I’m gonna get arrested.” He whines. He has a smile on his face, but his eyes were […]

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