Giving Thanks · Infertility · Motherhood · Pregnancy · TTC Baby #2

My Little Lion Baby {Forever}

*Warning: For those deep in the trenches of the infertility battle, this post may be hard to read as it references pregnancy success. Please feel free to come back when your heart is ready. I understand. I truly do.* I’ve needed to write this post for over a week now. But, I didn’t have words.… Continue reading My Little Lion Baby {Forever}

DONA Doula · Giving Thanks · Love letters to Abby · Motherhood

After a long silence {5 Month Update & A Career Change}

Her blue eyes match the color of the evening sky, as I spin wildly, holding her above my head. She laughs, as I continue to spin and dance, marveling at the way the fading clouds capture the joy of my daughter’s baby grin. We snuggle and run toward her Daddy across the park’s green grass.… Continue reading After a long silence {5 Month Update & A Career Change}

Giving Thanks · Pregnancy

A Whole Lot of Pink {22, 23, and 24 Week Updates}

The story of the two weeks is best summed up in the words “18-hour road trips,” “too many sweets,” “family baby showers,” “gratitude,” and “viability.” And, pink. A whole lot of pink. More on “pink” at the bottom of this update, but for now… ~~~ Abigail is now the size of a cantaloupe, weighing about 1.3 pounds and… Continue reading A Whole Lot of Pink {22, 23, and 24 Week Updates}

Giving Thanks · Infertility · Prayers · Pregnancy

When we struggle and when we rejoice {The Chaos and Beauty of the Co-Mingling}

Count the moments when you ONLY felt pure joy. They are few and far between. Count the days when grief was so overwhelming that there wasn’t even a moment of a rainbow. Also, praise God, those days do not occur often. Yet, I’ve experience both. You too have undoubtedly walked through the rainbow and the… Continue reading When we struggle and when we rejoice {The Chaos and Beauty of the Co-Mingling}