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I used to think being a mom would come naturally to me. Turns out, building my family is just a wee bit more complicated than I hoped.

My story is not always pretty, but it is raw and real, truthful and transparent. And in the midst of infertility, foster parenting, adoption and loss, God’s grace always shows up and gets me through. (Well, that and coffee. A lot of coffee.) Welcome to my beautiful, complicated life. I’m so happy to have you along.

Recent Posts

An Update On Our Family

August 10th, 2017|2 Comments

So when I started this little blog, I was always pretty good about keeping you all updated on our lives.  The ins and outs of our losses and testing. The ups and downs of social

6 things you absolutely need when you parent a child after loss

July 25th, 2017|2 Comments

Pregnancy after loss was a mind game. But I thought once she was out, once she was pink and breathing, once my body had successfully sustained her life right into my arms, then I would

To the Double-Digit Mom Buying Fruits, Veggies and Lean Protein

July 4th, 2017|1 Comment

To the double-digit mom buying fruits, veggies and lean protein, We met the other day. You saw one of my friends buying donuts ... I'd like to say that was me, but my baby has

  • What this man said made me never want to fly coach with my baby again

What this business man said made me never want to fly coach with a baby again

June 20th, 2017|20 Comments

        I tend to have anxiety. I also tend to overthink the things I'm having anxiety about.   So it was no wonder that when I had a trip scheduled to fly

Pregnancy Loss: Just a bump in the road?

June 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Pregnancy Loss: Just a bump in the road?

Pregnancy Loss: Is it just a bump in the road of life? Or is it something more? Here's what I learned about pregnancy loss after experiencing it for the first time.

To the mama who is waiting

May 27th, 2017|5 Comments

I have spent a fair amount of time waiting over the last several years. Waiting for a foster license. For a foster baby. For a court date. For an adoption. For the time to say

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when building a family is just a little bit complicated