My Why Behind Coloring Gospel Truths

  After being asked several times if I would make my book launch party speech into a blog post, I have decided to oblige. I did make some edits so that it would make sense in this context, but all in all this is the speech in its entirety. Click here if you’d like to […]

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The Definition Of Love

I’ve been feeling a bit defensive lately. For a while there Part 2 of our adoption story videos was getting close to 1,000 plays a day on YouTube. I was extremely honest in those videos about my post-adoption depression and how difficult our experience has been. People don’t seem to like that. The negative comments […]

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To My Teacher Friends: We Love Them More

I have two kids going into Kindergarten and a first time public school student going into 4th grade this year. My little girl, whom I have always homeschooled, and my baby boys are about to spend all day away from me, with teachers I have never met before in my life. Needless to say, emotions are […]

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The Truth… The Mirror

The last time I wrote on this blog was over 6 months ago in July 2015, right before we moved to Austin. And before that I wrote in May about the rough time that we were having with our new family dynamic. I haven’t so much as looked back on this blog since. Not even […]

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Finding the Words

This is the post I need to write, but don’t want to.  I only finally am attempting it because my silence is getting awkward.  I’m not sure why I haven’t been able to articulate what I am feeling.  Perhaps its because I am refusing to feel anything, because when I do let it in, its […]

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Let Me Walk Upon The Waters

Just a little disclaimer:  This is not a “Hey, we are home and everything is going swell!” type of post.  That will come. Until then, don’t be alarmed.  Things are going well.  Every day is a little better.  No, everything didn’t just fall into place magically and we felt all like one big happy family […]

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