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WALLS OF WATER

I’m pretty sure all of my blog posts start out the same way. Nothing earth shattering. I’m simply sitting with my kids doing something...

BUILDING MY TOWERS

Tonight as I was lying next to my six year old daughter, she began the usual easy questions my children choose at night, perfect for ...

33…A LETTER TO MY FORMER SELF

I TURNED 33 TODAY. A part of me is in disbelief that I am that old. A part of me is in disbelief that I have stuffed so much life into 33...

FINDING GOD IN THE MOMMY MESS

Tonight I stood in the kitchen in the house where I grew up and made salmon patties and thought about my mom. After I called my mom to...

BEING DESPERATE TOGETHER BREEDS HOPE

Sorry I didn’t get this posted last night. I put everyone’s names in a website “randomizer” and it gave me a winner for a copy of...

BEAUTIFUL MESS

I’m not sure I even know how to respond to the outpouring I have received since my last post. I was just a tired mommy sitting in front...

DEAR MAMA WITH THE UNSPEAKABLE VOID

I have carried ten babies inside my womb. Five of those babies have grown big and strong. They have grown hair and eyelashes, big cheeks...

BABY HANDS

Tonight as I was rocking Mitchell and singing to him, he took his tiny, chubby hand and held mine. His idea, his move. Of course, I...

TURN YOUR EYES

There aren’t sufficient words for anyone to express their feelings over what happened yesterday. The interesting thing is that we always...