You Are Not Alone

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Essays and Musings

Life As We Know It

In 2014, after 10 years of infertility, my husband and I welcomed our son, Dawson, into the world. Nearly 3 years later, we traveled the road of IVF one more time and have been blessed with Harper and Keeley. Our family is complete, I've decided to leave the world of education, and I welcome you on my journey as a stay-home-momma of a 4 year old and 1 year old twins!

Recent Posts

A Little Grace

There are days when I require a little more grace than the average person, or at least that’s how I think of it. Last week, I needed a truckload of extra grace. We’ve all heard of “self fulfilling prophecy” and “the power of the mind” used as advice for how we can overcome a negative emotion. As if we aren’t supposed to have a bad day. Let’s face it. Bad moods can’t always be fixed by the “power of the mind” and a simple decision to “get over it”. I’m an emotional person.

Change

I’ve been to the same coffee shop at the same time for the past two weeks. Both times, the espresso machine has been broken. Apparently it works fine every other day of the week, but the one day that I have set aside to pay a babysitter to come watch my kids for a few hours so I can sneak out and write this blog it fails to produce the strong, rich java that fuels my mind. .

Blessings

I’ve been to the same coffee shop at the same time for the past two weeks. Both times, the espresso machine has been broken. Apparently it works fine every other day of the week, but the one day that I have set aside to pay a babysitter to come watch my kids for a few hours so I can sneak out and write this blog it fails to produce the strong, rich java that fuels my mind. .