Helpers

Sorry I’ve been M.I.A. lately. I’ve been feeling all the feels about this whole pandemic. I’ve literally been in tears the past few days worrying about all the people who might need help. Yet, I can’t find the people! Normally, I’m a worry wart. However, in these types of situations, I’m even more concerned about…

Lucas – He. Will. Move. Mountains.

A couple months ago during our nightly prayer, I prayed for people in places that don’t have hot water. I prayed for a solution to our yellow water as well when we first arrived in the Midwest. These little prayers led to a big discussion in our bedtime chats about water in other countries. We…

15 Years

15 years ago, I started dating this kid… 7 years ago, this guy asked me to be his wife… It all started with me asking him out on MSN messenger. We’ve been through middle school together (as friends), high school together as a couple, long distance-ish relationship at separate colleges as my main squeeze, and…

THE Move.

Well, world… We have some news… We’re… MOVING! Like, for real moving. Not just houses. Not just cities. We’re moving STATES. We’re moving TIME ZONES. Mike accepted a position in Illinois!! 🎉🥳😁💛 Before you get all concerned… We’re moving to rural Illinois. Very slow paced. Lots of corn and soy beans. 🌽 *Insert crazy look…

Another Hit

My husband rolled his ankle today… It was another hit for this crew. I’m already exhausted and haggard trying to do all this stuff alone while my guy goes through a trench healing old wounds. So it’s the weekend. It’s my “day off” aka life with another adult around because being a parent never stops….

Real Talk: Making New Friends vs. Dating

I started going to a Mom’s group this week. I was going back and forth on whether or not I wanted to be apart of one. After going through so many emotions, I decided to take the plunge and do it. The week leading up to it caused me major anxiety. I was nervous. I…

An Open Letter to the Mom Who Isn’t Ready to Have Another Baby

Dear Moms, I understand. Being a new parent is tough. Your whole life has been turned upside down. Your marriage has changed. Your life is chaotic. Gone are the days where you could stay up late and sleep in the next morning. Now, your nights are filled with cleaning up the house and trying to…

Real Talk: 10 Things No One Warns You About When Moving Away…

It’s lonely. Seriously, lonely. Not to throw a pity party or anything, but if there are any other human beings in the world that are raising a child or children away from family, then you will understand what I’m saying here. When my husband and I moved away right after getting married, I knew it’d…