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One year later

Posted by on Sep 27, 2016 in Joy, Kids | 0 comments

Saturday marks one year since my little peanut, Madelyn, entered this world. She has made life so enjoyable with her sweet spirit and laugh. There are days after my surgery, I sit in awe of my kids. Their happiness, fervor for life and joy remind me of what’s important. This past year has been filled with such joyous fun and difficult times. I still can’t believe the last 6 months were filled with constant pain and coming out on the other side has shown me how to live with fervor and focus. These next few months, I’m going...

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What matters most

Posted by on Jul 17, 2016 in Compassion, Health | 0 comments

First things first, my last blog post was not my best and I’m still working on my writing style. So please forgive and keep reading! These last few months have resulted in health issues which still have me perplexed at times. On April 26th, I was in the ER for the third time with awful right quadrant pain. The doctors couldn’t figure out what was causing the pain. So, the ER doctor had me do another CT scan. She came in with the results and said ‘You’re not crazy, you have a mass in your liver and this is most likely...

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Do what is right, love mercy and walk humbly

Posted by on Jul 17, 2016 in Compassion, Generosity | 0 comments

First things first, my last blog post was not my best and I’m still working on my writing style. So please forgive and keep reading! This weeks events in Orlando have caught most people off guard. The terror and violence which occurred on June 12th is heart wrenching and sickening. I’ve been at odds with whether or not to write because I don’t like delve into political or social issues outside of my experiences. Experience can be our greatest teacher. The reason I feel compelled to say anything is because of where...

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Just Breathe

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016 in Infertility, Kids, Transition | 0 comments

So I’ve been in love with this song Breathe before it hit the airwaves in 2015. This song holds so much meaning in my life with two little ones. Many families have navigated two kids 15 months apart, but this was not what I envisioned in my head as a family. When we were going through infertility, we thought for sure our kids would be at least two years apart given the hurdles to get them here. Surprise when Madelyn showed up, but that’s a blog post for another time. What struck me about this song, outside of the fact that Jonny...

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Distracted

Posted by on Apr 21, 2016 in Encouragement, Kids | 1 comment

Yesterday having children brought a whole new meaning to the words ‘car accident.’ As the guy hit the side where my son Harrison sits I freaked out. We got over to the side of the road and exchanged information. We were both apologetic about the whole thing with the accident being my fault. Thank goodness no one was hurt! Before the accident happened I had an unpleasant phone conversation with a friend. It bothered me so much I made a bad decision and turned left through a yellow light which turned red. My bad decision could have...

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I don’t know what to say

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in Suffering | 1 comment

These last few weeks have left me wondering what’s going on in the universe. Several events have taken in place in the lives of my extended family and friends. It’s left me feeling like no one is listening to the prayers of God’s people. Have you ever felt this way? My aunt was diagnosed with breast cancer, my other aunt had hip surgery, a friend is still fighting fertility issues, my best friend’s husband tore his Achilles tendon and is out of work for 3 months, Mike and I had job opportunities not work out and my...

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Available on Nook

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Book | 0 comments

Having a second child takes up a lot of your time. And doesn’t allow for working on the little things like writing a blog post. In my spare evening hours, I try to get things done around the house and work on hobbies. But most times I crash into bed from exhaustion. One project is finally done which was publishing my book on Nook. Yeah it’s finished! If you are a Nook lover, feel free to download there. 10% of book sales are now donated to SafeHouse Denver. You can read about it here. If you know anyone going through a...

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How is it December?

Posted by on Dec 8, 2015 in Encouragement, Following God, Transition | 0 comments

2015 is almost to a close and I wonder where did the year go? It has been such an amazing time of growth, opportunity and change. To say I’m wondering what 2016 holds is an understatement. Very excited at the opportunities that lay before us and continuing to pray about my purpose and footing. Recently as I’ve been contemplating our families next steps, I ran across a video by one of my favorite designers, Joanna Gaines. Love her design ideas and her fresh spin on living and loving life. More importantly I love her take...

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Purple Thursday #purplethursday

Posted by on Oct 10, 2015 in Domestic Violence, domestic violence month | 0 comments

Purple is the color of Domestic Violence Awareness month and on October 22nd you can show your support by wearing purple. The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is asking people to raise awareness by painting USA purple. This is a great way to tell others why ending DV is important to you and your community. Support comes in many forms. You can change your profile photo on social media accounts, make a donation to your local shelter, be there for a friend experiencing DV or tell your story. On October 22nd make a difference....

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Madelyn is here!

Posted by on Oct 10, 2015 in Book, Harrison, Kids | 0 comments

September was a busy month! My two main focuses were having a baby and finishing my book. Both were big milestones and two of the most rewarding things I’ve ever done. Madelyn was due September 28th and finally decided to show up October 1st. We tried everything to get her here and finally decided surgery was the best option. She is a beautiful gift from God and we couldn’t be happier. Harrison, her big brother, is still not sure about her and if he could talk I know he’d say ‘take her back.’ Our surprise baby is...

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