Not So Terrible Twos

My first born is two! And it started. People, even strangers commenting on the “terrible twos.” Something feels so wrong about calling a stage of life “terrible,” naming God’s gift, a curse. Sugar coating aside… Yes, toddlers are truly exhausting. Hysterical tears for no reason, fits of rage, deliberate disobedience, they don’t know how to […]

Besties Spring Photos

One of God’s greatest blessings is friendship! Harper and Sawyer’s bestie {{EASTON}} stopped by for a spontaneous visit on Easter and we were thrilled! Isn’t he a doll!?   {{YUM… me eat grass}}   Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like […]

Infertility on Mother’s Day

I had big plans of writing a sweet post about the joy and wonder of motherhood. But as I have planned and prayed about a Mother’s Day post I noticed my prayers continued to end in praying for childless women, rather than mothers. Over the last couple of months I’ve felt a tug to pray […]

Daddy Daughter Toddler Dates

1. Grocery Store. Not just a regular grocery store run but one where she helps put everything in the cart. This is probably one of Harper’s favorite things. For young girls, try pointing items out and naming them. 2. Kick a soccer ball. 3. Playground. 4. Smoothie Date. Share a yummy smoothie. We have a […]

Harper Turned 2

I can’t believe our precious first born is two. I can’t believe we’ve been parents for two whole years. What a wonderful two years it has been. 9 Months Pregnant Two Weeks Old First Birthday Our big girl today! For our sweet girl’s second birthday we wanted to have a low-stress, low-cost celebration. My goal […]

God in the Fields

We went strawberry picking with our local MOPS group recently and boy did Harper enjoy it. I have to say, more strawberries made it into her mouth than into the bucket! As silly as it might sound, through this experience I saw such a clear picture of the Gospel. We didn’t have some magical “burning […]