Dear Mary: Your Birth Story – Part 2

*If you haven’t done so already, you can read Part 1 of this story here.* Towards the end of my pregnancy, your dad and I began to anticipate your arrival with each passing day. By the time I was 38 weeks, we knew it could be “any day now”. As this was my third pregnancy,…

Dear Mary: Your Birth Story – Part 1

Dear Mary, This post has been a year in the making. I’ve started to write it so many times, but could never seem to get it done. It’s something I want to both shout about from the rooftops, and yet also hide away in the secret places of my heart. It’s tough to put a…

His Grace is Sufficient

Sometimes life is busy. ¬†And messy. I am a wife, and a mother, and a business owner, and a teacher, and there are days and weeks and sometimes even months at a time where the many hats that I wear either don’t fit, are the wrong color, or are lost underneath the piles of laundry…

Baby at 40

A New Dad at 40: The “Sweet Spot”

What was once a family of 3 (me and my 2 kids) turned into a family of 6 instantly when my wife and I got married. It was such a huge change from life the way it was before, but much welcomed. It seemed like the kids all ran around with each other and required…