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Intentionality in Marriage

My first priority when I walk in the door after work is to look as homeless as I possibly can. After a long day of having to wear pants I feel that it is my reward to promptly remove them when I get home and lavish my body with something amazing like 100% cotton jersey knit. I […]

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My Journey to the Mommy Club: Seeing Heartbeats

There is a heart that is beating inside of me. A heartbeat that isn’t mine. A heartbeat that belongs to a little soul we have named, for now, Baby B. They said if I could see the heartbeat the rate of miscarriage dropped dramatically. I held my breath as the doctor did the usual doctor […]

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My Journey to the Mommy Club: The Best Laid Plans

I open my eyeholes and look at the clock expecting it to be 6:00 am. 2:17am. “UGH. Time, you are a dummy.” I roll over and will myself back to sleep. I wake up again, surely it’s time. 3:23 am, I lay there willing myself to go back to sleep. The nurse’s instructions replay in […]

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When Love Literally Ends Up In The Granger

There is this adorable Pinterest idea that I brought to life six years ago and it hangs near the front door of our home. It’s a framed graphic that says “I love you because _______” and we write all the reasons we love each other on the glass in dry erase marker. Gag-worthy adorable, yes, I […]

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My Journey to the Mommy Club: Revelations Through Ultrasounds

Hubbz gets out of the car. He’s chipper this morning. Kind of a little too chipper for me. I like to take mornings slow and quiet because me and mornings have a very shaky relationship. Mornings and I don’t really love each other to put it nicely. I need to ease into mornings most days. I […]

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