A Christmas to Remember…

A Christmas to Remember…

Our first Christmas as a family of 4! Christmas and December were absolutely amazing and filled with lots of firsts. A visit from Grammy Julie.  We were blessed with a visit from Ben’s mom, Julie for about 2 weeks prior to Christmas. It was great to have her visit and meet Sam. We went on […]

Sometimes…

Sometimes…

Sometimes when you pick up your child you can feel the map of your own bones beneath your hands, or smell the sent of your skin in the nape of his neck. This is the most extraordinary thing about motherhood – finding a piece of yourself separate and apart that all the same you could […]

christmas tree harvest 2017

christmas tree harvest 2017

This is mine and Ben’s 7th christmas married and our 4th time harvesting a Christmas tree together! This year was, of course, extra special with our new little monster in tow. We went to a new spot and Ruby led the way, winding down trails, looking for the perfect spruce. The spruce forest protected us […]

Our little gift.

Our little gift.

Sam is my little miracle. And as I’ve processed the past few years, over the past few weeks (labor will do that to you. Apparently, every emotion in the world likes to cram itself into your brain after you deliver), I’ve recognized that the journey of a miracle is hard. With every miracle, there is a […]