A Patient Love

Saturdays, who loves them? I know I do. Especially when there is nothing on the agenda. But today was not one of those Saturdays. Today, after a very long wait, one very patient twin finally got his big boy room! Matt, Jake and I disassembled the twins loft beds and put together his new one.… Continue reading A Patient Love

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A Not So Quiet Love

I love quiet. I like to talk, but when you grow up in a big family and then become a mom of a big family, quiet is not something that is found often. I don’t find the need to fill the silence with words. Quiet makes me happy, it recharges me! We have a balance… Continue reading A Not So Quiet Love

The Color of Love

I am finally sitting down for the day after 9:00pm. Momming ain’t easy y’all! My day started with picking up one child and the neighbor from football weight training at 9am, dropped the dogs at the groomers, picked up the twins to go take their permit tests, that took an exorbitant amount of time. Systems… Continue reading The Color of Love

What is it about the beach…

Why is it that at the beach I feel so connected to God. Forget the fact that we are in a global pandemic (that I am so sick of messing up everyones life), the most politicized Presidential election of all time, raising 5 teenagers, major surgery, and dealing with aging in laws who can no… Continue reading What is it about the beach…

Remember your honeymoon?

Oh how I wish we were back in Grand Cayman. In the middle of the coldest winter we have had in 7 years, it makes me severely long for a beach. Any beach! Anyone who knows me, knows how much I love the sun and sand. The waves lapping against the shore. The salty, refreshing… Continue reading Remember your honeymoon?

Light in the darkness

Aging.  I am not doing it nearly as gracefully as I would like to.  I have developed wrinkles, gray hairs, gained weight, and my body itself has had more surgeries and procedures since I hit 40, than any other time in my entire life.  I will admit, it is vain, but it is the truth.… Continue reading Light in the darkness

Rest in Him

So after my major steroid crazy day, today I have crashed and burned!  I feel lousy.  So what can I possibly find to be thankful for today?  Today I can find the beautiful weather today.  Even though my errand running was cut short due to lack of energy, I am thankful for our home to… Continue reading Rest in Him