sister, sister

I didn’t grow up with sisters. I have one younger brother, and spent my childhood bossing him around, convincing him to play Barbies. I always wondered what it’d be like to have a sister. Could I borrow clothes from her? Would we braid each other’s hair, a la Little House on the Prairie? And let’s […]

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party of 5

These boys are going to be great big brothers. Our little tribe¬†is growing! After lots of prepping and praying, we’re¬†thrilled to share¬†that we’re adding to our family through adoption. We’re grateful for your love and support as we go into this journey of bringing a new little one into our hearts and home. We look […]

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hope springs forth: it is good

I woke up to a toddler in fuzzy footie PJs lying on top of me, and rolled over to meet¬†my other son’s¬†little brown¬†toes aiming for my face. Throughout¬†the night, we managed to attract a two-year-old, a four-year-old, and an over-weight dog under the covers of our queen bed. This morning, as I collected morning kisses […]

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play with your kids

Parenthood¬†is a straight-up adventure. These¬†imaginative little boys of mine take me on wild rides all the time. And while there are certainly times when I want to tuck-and-roll, most of my motherhood moments are magical. My heart swells when I¬†see them slay dragons and fight fires and tackle monsters. Sometimes I have to remember to¬†toss […]

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