Tomorrow is Christmas. The excitement in our house is palatable, and its not just the kids. Christmas is my favorite celebration and I love this whole season, which feels extra special at the end of this challenging year. It goes without saying that 2020 has been a difficult year, but to be perfectly honest, on … Continue reading Undefeatable Joy
I have always loved the whole Christmas season. Growing up we had a number of traditions that made the weeks leading up to Christmas extra special and I looked forward to them every year. As we head into the Christmas season I'm looking forward to the traditions we've begun to establish with our girls. I'm … Continue reading What Child is This?
Hope has her third heart surgery tomorrow. That's not a sentence I ever imagined or wished to write about my child. For quite a while this path that she has to walk was hard for me to accept. I kept dwelling on what her life would have, could have, and should have looked like if … Continue reading Worth It
Nine years ago, in the midst of a snowstorm bad enough for my college to cancel classes, Steve and I got engaged. He drove down the day before to beat the storm. We met up in the morning on Valentines Day to go out to breakfast and take a hike. The hike part might sound … Continue reading The Answer is Still Yes