Category: Waiting

To The Babies I’m Waiting For

My Precious Miracle, I dream of you all the time. I often wonder if you will have your Daddy's eyes or my dimples. I wonder if you will be hilarious like your Daddy or stubborn like me? I wonder if you will talk endlessly about sports facts with your Daddy or walk the isles of the craft store with me? Will ...

Never Forgotten

This past weekend, I was honored to speak at a Women's Christmas Luncheon at Westside Assembly of God. I grew up at Westside, so it felt a little like going home. It was so good to see so many faces that I haven't seen in years. I shared a bit about our journey with delayed fertility ...

Elizabeth’s Hope

In April, Dan and I miscarried our second baby, Lil Bit. (You can read Lil Bit's story here.) We  spent a great deal of time trying to figure out how to "mark" Lil Bit's due date.  After much discussion, we decided to head out of town to see a Broadway style show called "The Miracle of Christmas". Just as it sounds, the show ...

Kid’s List

Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays. Food, family and football... what can go wrong!? In recent years, after we eat, we have sat down as a family and reflected over the past year. After a little reflection, each of us takes a turn listing all the things we are thankful for from the past year. In ...

It’s My Choice

Anxiety is something I have battled for a long time. I find that when I start to get anxious about one thing, my anxious thoughts breed anxious thoughts. For example, recently Dan and I were packing to leave for a quick weekend trip. As I packed, I started worrying that I hadn't packed enough clothes. Then I started worrying about leaving our cats. ...