I'll admit, I hold my breath every time I take Bernadette to the cardiologist. Even when I see any number popping up on my phone from that general area, my heart skips a beat.
I sat there today in church, this time with an open and expectant heart. I am learning, slowly, that I too am in great need of receiving the words preached on Sunday mornings. The drive down was quiet, just me in the car as I arrived early to help with worship. I love these mornings.... Continue Reading →
It's the middle of June already, how the heck that is possible, I have't the slightest idea. Seeing that we are coming up on Father's Day, I wanted to take a minute to share a little about the two main men in my life. The first, my dad. The one who raised me for 18... Continue Reading →
Today was Bernadette's heart checkup. I have been taking her to see the cardiologist frequently over the past 20 months of her life, her first appointment at only a week old. The trips down to the City get old fast. Traffic, the anticipation of the appointment, trying to keep her from crying during the echo... Continue Reading →
Friday's are for ballet, for my middle that is. She's only been in ballet for a couple of weeks now, but I am already seeing that it is proving to be an excellent fit for her at the moment. She tried gymnastics because she wanted to be in class with her big sister, but we... Continue Reading →
Can I just be real with you? This month is NICU awareness month. I have so many things I wish I could say about it, but I am struggling to type the words. Mostly because our time spent in the NICU with Bernadette was painful. She was sick. She was struggling. I spent days sitting... Continue Reading →
I have sat down numerous times to write this post. I have started and stopped, walked away, tried again and again, lost a draft, deleted another. I just cannot seem to find the words adequate enough to convey my inner most thoughts. I have thought that maybe this was because it was not meant to be.... Continue Reading →
I wish I would have come up with this catch phrase but I have to give credit to where I first saw it, on the instagram account of my friend uplifeofemmyjoy. This mama is a wonderful and loving mama to her beautiful baby girl. I had the privilege of meeting their family back in March and have... Continue Reading →