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Three Tips for Daily Joy

Dang it you guys, I blinked again. This squishy newborn of mine is a newborn no more! It’s always amazing to me how suddenly and subtly six months slip by. These pictures Jess took remind me beautifully of the newborn Read more…


Real Freedom

Me And A Cheesecake I was staring longingly at a cheesecake platter that was sitting in my refrigerator when I thought to myself, “I should follow my heart and do what I want!” All the while I knew that what Read more…


A Kiss From Heaven

The sun lit up his face, magnifying his boyish charm. I pulled him close to me, pressing his warm, soft check against mine. I took a snapshot in my mind of that moment so I could revisit it later. Such Read more…


His Grace is Sufficient

The only light that fills the room is the flicker of a candle. The coffee is hot and creamy, being enjoyed in silence. And my heart is soaring. It is a season of joy for me and mine, something I’m Read more…


The Gift of Motherhood

In the beginning, when new life is forming inside even unbeknownst to you, you too are being formed. And the moment you are made aware of that new little life you are forever changed. From nothing this little someone has Read more…


3 Catholic Mom Go-To’s That Inspire Me to Rise

I have found life as mom to be somewhat of a rollercoaster ride. Some days are isolating, frustrating, and disheartening. Some days are so full of joy I can hardly contain myself. For each of these moments I have my Read more…


A New Way in Motherhood

Humble yourself. Accept whatever comes your way and be at peace. Meet your duties with joy and thanksgiving. God is with you. I woke up for the third time that night to feed my baby. Exhaustion flooded my body and Read more…


They Love Me Through

All my perfectly laid plans and routines had finally fallen into place. I was thriving in the zone of productivity and pursuit, my heart ready and energized to be and do more. It was wonderful, perfect even. I had time Read more…


Following Her Footsteps

It’s a funny thing, the way He plants tiny seeds. Every where I turn I hear and see the same message. A sign of becoming more, a sign of taking that next step towards His will. I can’t ignore His Read more…


A Time for Falling and a Time for Saving

After 12 hours of driving we found ourselves in a cute Floridian condo that wasn’t prepared for Cooper’s adventurous spirit. We let him loose to explore the new place and quickly learned of all the dangers. I followed in his Read more…